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Braised Duckling In Mole Poblano

2

tablespoons

sesame oil

2

(4-pound) ducks, cleaned and cut into quarters

Kosher, salt and cracked black pepper

1

cup

diced yellow onion

1

tablespoon

sesame seeds

1/2

cup

seeded and minced chile pasilla

1/2

cup

seeded and minced chile ancho

1/2

cup

roasted, peeled and seeded poblano chile

1

gallon chicken broth

1/2

cup

grated bittersweet chocolate

1/2

cup

diced pineapple

1/2

cup

white bread, torn into small pieces

1/2

cup

crushed ripe plantains, (banana may be substituted)

3

tablespoons

minced garlic

3

tablespoons

creamy peanut butter

3

tablespoons

granulated sugar

1

split vanilla bean, (you can substitute 1 teaspoon vanilla extract)

1

In a heavy cast iron pot or Dutch oven, heat the sesame oil over a fire. Rub the

2

pieces of duck with the salt and pepper, and then brown them in the hot sesame

3

oil until they have a rich, brown color. Remove the pieces of duck and set aside

4

in a warm place. Saute the onion, sesame seeds, chile pasilla, chile ancho and

5

poblano chile in the same pot until the chiles are tender. Add the chicken

6

broth, chocolate, pineapple, bread, crushed plaintain, garlic, peanut butter and

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sugar. Scrape the seed from the vanilla bean into the mixture. Bring the mixture

8

to a boil and the decrease the heat to a simmer by moving the pot to the side of

9

the fire. Let the sauce simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from the heat and puree

10

the mole do not seal the blender airtight while pureeing a hot liquid and

11

then return it to the pot. Put the pieces of duck in the mole and simmer for 1

12

/2 hours. Remove the duck from the mole and serve with the sauce on the side.

Servings: 4

Yield: 4 Servings

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1/4 of a recipe (7.1 ounces).

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients. 8 of the recipe's ingredients were not linked. These ingredients are not included in the recipe nutrition data.

Amount Per Serving

Calories

271.46

Calories From Fat (55%)

149.28

% Daily Value

Total Fat 17.2g

26%

Saturated Fat 2.93g

15%

Cholesterol 0mg

0%

Sodium 408.54mg

17%

Potassium 284.3mg

8%

Total Carbohydrates 24.7g

8%

Fiber 1.93g

8%

Sugar 15.72g

 

Protein 6.9g

14%