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Mexican Sloppy Joe

Mexican sloppy Joe (sloppy Jose?)

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Mexican sloppy Joe (sloppy Jose?)

Veggo | Feb 11, 2008 06:26 AM

I buy a lot of rotisserie chickens at my mexican market, and usually do one hot taco meal then chicken salad with the remainder. I tried something different that worked for me. I picked and coarsely shredded a whole chicken (hint: easiest to do, and you get the most meat, when you do it warm and with just your hands; no knives or utensils). I sauteed one minced jalapeno and one chopped sweet onion until the onion was translucent. I folded in all the chicken, plus 1/2 of a 233 gram jar of Dona Maria mole sauce (I know, jarred mole, but I'm not Cristina or Eat Nopal), plus a good splash of chicken stock and white wine for needed liquid, and 2 diced roma tomatoes. Let it simmer and mix a bit, then serve on toasted hamburger buns. Very tasty, and the leftovers are easily nuked for individual portions later. One more arrow in my rotisserie chicken quiver!

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