Turkey Tamales with Mole Negro

Turkey Tamales with Mole Negro
Photo by CIA/Keith Ferris


  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 ½ cups mole negro
  • 1 small onion
  • Banana leaves
  • 8 whole black peppercorns
  • 2 turkey drumsticks or 1 thigh and drumstick
  • 2 ½ teaspoons salt
  • + 2 more ingredients
    • 8 ounces lard (preferably home-rendered)
    • 1 ½ pounds coarse-ground fresh masa, homemade or bought from a supplier, or reconstituted masa

Have ready a steamer arrangement. Remove the banana leaves from the package; gently unfold and wipe clean with a clean damp cloth. With kitchen scissors, cut out eight 12 X 10-inch rectangles. Tear off long thin strips from the remaining leaves to serve as "string" ties for the packets. Set aside...

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