Mole is a sauce traditionally used in Mexican and hispanic cuisine. Make your own tasty mole sauce with this recipe for Oaxaca-style Mole. Made with a blend of three different types of chili peppers, chocolate, and a myriad of seasonings, this Oaxaca-style Mole sauce is rich and robust in flavor, making it the perfect sauce to cover your favorite grilled or roasted meat. This sauce takes a bit of time to make, but the end result of delicious flavor combinations is absolutely worth it.
- In a saucepan, heat some of the lard and fry the chilies one by one. Be careful not to burn them. Place the chilies on absorbent paper and set aside.
- In the same saucepan, add the peanuts, pecans, almonds, and pumpkin seeds. Fry until golden brown. Remove from the saucepan and set aside.
- Carefully fry the sesame seeds until golden brown. Set aside.