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Peking Duck

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Ingredients
  Honey 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sesame oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Duck 5 Pound, preferable wet-plucked with head and neck intact
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Start by preheating the oven at 400° F
2. Take the duck, and remove the fat from it, later rinse under water properly, and dry it
3. Once the skin of the duck has inflated that means it has dried properly, now continue to tie the neck of the duck with a heavy twine
4. Now tkae the duck and sew the bottom cavity, fold the skin edges to form an airtight seal

MAKING
5. In a pot, boil 2 quarts of water, add the duck, boil till duck meat turns white
6. Then remove the meat and drain well and dry with paper towels
7. In a pot, combine honey and 1 cup water and boil it. Rub the honey water over the duck skin to saturate it
8. Take a roasting pan and place the duck on it and roast at 400°F for 30 minutes, afterwards turn duck on the other side and roast for 20 minutes

SERVING
9. Sprinkle sesame oil
or with pancakes or salads

TIPS

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Turkey
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Servings: 
6

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