There are very many versions of chocolate chile chicken, but I chose to include this one as it’s fantastically quick and easy to make. I can’t promise it’s authentic, but it does have the wow factor, and the Venezuelan chocolate adds a deep, rich, glossy finish and flavor.
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My wife was looking for something different to cook for her girlie dinner party, unfortunately my friends and myself were the Guinea Pigs! This should never be attempted again, there is a lot to be said for take-aways. Needless to say she has decided to do roast chicken and potatoes for her friends (good call)!
I made this dish and thought it was fantastic! The flavors were perfect to me, not too sweet or too orangey as other reviewers have said. I couldn't find Venezuelan chocolate, but I used an 82% dark chocolate and it seemed to work perfectly. I used less than the recipe called for because of what some of the reviews said, but I wish I'd just used the whole bar. This dish may not be for everyone, but if it sounds good to you, I highly recommend making it. My very picky boyfriend with Midwestern "meat and potatoes" taste liked it better than I expected him to, although I doubt he'd request it in the future. But if he didn't hate it, it must have pretty broad appeal!
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