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Chicken Peanut Mole

2 tablespoons canola oil
3 to 4 cloves chopped garlic
1 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 tablespoon chile powder
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 cup chicken broth
1 14 and 1/2 ounce can diced tomatoes and the liquid
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
salt and pepper
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2 inch strips
1/2 ounce grated unsweetened chocolate
sour cream
chopped scallions
chopped cilantro

In a large skillet or saucepan, heat the canola oil over medium heat. Add the garlic, onions and bell pepper, cook about 1 minute, stirring often. Add the chile powder, oregano and cinnamon. Cook about 1 minute, stirring often. Add the vinegar and stir to combine well. Add the chicken stock, tomatoes and the liquid and creamy peanut butter. Stir to blend well and bring to a boil, stirring often. Reduce the heat and simmer for about 10 to 15 minutes, stirring often, until the sauce is thickened. Taste, add salt and pepper if desired. Add the chicken strips and simmer, stirring often, until done, about 5 to 8 minutes. Add the chocolate and simmer, stirring constantly, until the chocolate is completely dissolved. Serves 4 to 8.

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