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Peking Duck

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Ingredients
  Tender roasting duck 4 Pound (1 whole)
  Honey 5 Tablespoon
  Wine vinegar 2 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Sherry 2 Teaspoon
  Orange 1
  Onion 1
Directions

MAKING
To prepare special basting sauce:
1. In a pan heat putting together honey, vinegar, soy sauce, sherry, juice of 1/2 orange and 2 1/2 tablespoons water and bring to boil.
2. Let it cool.
3. With a sharp fork, prick skin of duck lightly, pour over several pints of boiling water to soften skin and dry.
4. Put onion and 1/2 orange inside duck and season.
5. Put bird on spit and when grill or barbecue is very hot cook bird, basting frequently with special sauce allowing 20 minutes per pound to cook and lower heat after first half hour.
6. Test if duck is done by sticking skewer deeply into leg meat and if juice is clear, duck is done.

SERVING
7. Remove from heat and serve with rice and bean sprouts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Basting
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Duckling
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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