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Chinese Crispy Duck

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  Duck 5 Pound (2.2 Kilogram)
  Water 1 1⁄2 Pint (900 Milliliter)
  Sugar 5 Ounce
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Ginger root slices 2
  Bouquet garni 1
  Onion 1 Large, sliced
  Cooking oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Soy and herb sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)

1) Take a muslin bag, put in garlic, ginger and Bouquet Garni.
2) In a pan, mix the rest of ingredients and let it come to a boil.
3) Put the muslin bag into the pan and simmer for 30 minutes.
4) Take away the muslin bag and sauce is ready for use.
5) Using a knife, cut the duck into pieces.
6) In a pan, boil water. Add the duck and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove and wipe dry.
7) In a different pan, boil soy and herb sauce and cook duck pieces in this for 45 minutes. Remove and dry well. The duck will appear well browned.
6) In a frying pan, heat cooking oil.
7) Using a frying basket, gently lower duckling pieces into the hot oil and cook until skin is crispy.
9) Take away from hot oil and drain well.
10) Add cornflour to the sauce and thicken.

11) Serve the duck hot along with sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 595 Calories from Fat 351

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g60.1%

Saturated Fat 12.1 g60.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 181.4 mg60.5%

Sodium 256.4 mg10.7%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.58 g2.3%

Sugars 16.7 g

Protein 40 g80.1%

Vitamin A 4.4% Vitamin C 24.9%

Calcium 2.1% Iron 53.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chinese Crispy Duck Recipe