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Roasted Kabocha Squash with Honey Butter and Mole Spices Recipe


Recipe from Chef Anthony Jacquet of The Whisper Restaurant and Lounge

Serves: 4


  • 1 kabocha squash, roasted
  • 2 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • tsp garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3oz butter
  • 2oz honey


  1. Mix all dry spice ingredients and set aside.

  2. Meanwhile, slowly melt butter and honey in pan.

  3. Add "mole" spice and stir to make a sauce.

  4. Add squash and toss thoroughly. When warmed through, lay squash on plate and pour sauce.

  5. Garnish with arugula leaves.

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