Decorate these delicious and easy to make mole enchiladas for your Día de Los Muertos altar.
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8-12 Corn Tortillas
1 tbsp. Olive Oil
1 cup Shredded Chicken
½ cup Cotija Cheese
½ cup Queso Fresco
2 cups Oaxacan Black Mole
1 cup Sour Cream
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Place chicken in a large pot. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Boil for about 25 minutes or until cooked all the way through. Cut chicken into smaller pieces, place in a large bowl, and shred manually.
In a large saucepan heat olive oil and warm tortillas until soft. Immediately transfer to a plate and cover with linen to keep warm.
To assemble the enchiladas, place one tortilla in the center of a plate. Fill with shredded chicken and cheese. Roll up and place in baking sheet with the seal down.
Place in the oven and bake until cheese is melted, about 10-15 minutes.
Fill a piping bag with sour cream.
Remove enchiladas from the oven. Cover with black mole and decorate a skull on top with the sour cream.
Decorate with marigold flowers.
You may use other types of mole, depending of its availability at your local grocery store.