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Taos Chicken Molé

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4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves2 tablespoons olive oil2/3 cup prepared tomato/pepper salsa1 cup white bread crumbs1 tablespoon, plus 1/2 teaspoon taco seasoning mix1 teaspoon brown sugarsautéed red, green and yellow pepper strips2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder, divided1 tablespoon, plus 1 teaspoon, finely chopped fresh sage, divided


In plastic bag, mix together bread crumbs, 1 tablespoon of the taco seasoning mix, 1 teaspoon cocoa powder and 1 tablespoon sage. Add chicken and shake until each piece is well coated. In large heavy frypan, place oil and heat to medium temperature. Add chicken and sauté, turning, about 6 minutes, or until brown on both sides. Cover and cook about 25 minutes or until fork can be inserted in chicken with ease. In small saucepan, place salsa, sugar, remaining 1 teaspoon cocoa powder and remaining 1 teaspoon sage. Heat on low temperature and simmer 2 minutes. Cover and reduce heat to warm. Remove chicken from frypan to warm plate and top with salsa. Garnish with pepper strips. Makes 4 servings.