Duck Legs with Mole Sauce

Preparation info
  • Makes


    main-course servings
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Duck Cookbook

By James Peterson

Published 2003

  • About

For those of us who think mole sauce tastes mostly of chocolate, it comes as a pleasant surprise to discover that most of its flavor comes from dried chiles. Dried chiles have an amazing array of complex flavors that blend easily into a harmonious sauce. Chocolate, if used at all, is incorporated in such small quantities that it’s almost impossible to identify.

Mole is a perfect way to use any duck legs you’ve been accumulating in the freezer, from those ducks whose breasts you’ve a