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    Chicken Cashew Chili

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    3 ancho chiles, dried
    1/4 cup cashews
    1 1/2 cups chicken stock

    2 tablespoons olive oil
    1 onion, diced
    4 cloves garlic, minced
    1 1/2 tablespoons cumin powder
    1 teaspoon salt
    3 chicken breast, cubed
    prepared chile puree
    1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
    28 oz tomatoes, canned
    1/2 cup cashews
    1/2 oz bittersweet chocolate

    Heat a small skillet over high heat until very hot. Place chiles
    in pan, one at a time and press down with tongs for about 1 minute
    on each side. Next, seed and devein the chiles. Place chiles in
    a blender with cashews and chicken stock. Puree until smooth.

    In a stock pot, briefly saute onion, garlic, cumin, chile powder,
    and salt in the olive oil. Add chicken and stir to coat. Stir in
    chile puree, cilantro, and tomatoes. Cover and simmer for 45
    minutes. Add cashews, chocolate and beans. Stir until chocolate
    melts. Serve

    NOTES : For spicy chili, add 2 or 3 chipotles to the puree and
    double the chile powder.




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