Duck Legs with Mole Sauce

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    8

    main-course servings
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Duck Cookbook

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