Chinese Roast Duck is a popular dish from China. Whole duck is tied oven roasted with spices, sliced and served. Roast duck is one of the most famous recipes of Chinese cuisine, of which the Peking Roast Duck is enjoyed worldwide.
Roast duck is known for its crispy glazed skin and its texture is used for judging the capability of the chef. Chinese roast duck has mild sweet flavors which do not over power the meat flavor. Slices of roast duck are eaten with chopsticks in a dipping sauce. Restaurants in China that serve Peking duck have special open fire ovens to cook the poultry, which imparts a good texture and flavor to the meat.