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Green Duck Curry

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Ingredients
  Thin coconut milk 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Duck 6 Pound, cut into 10 serving pieces
  Fish sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped coriander leaves 2 Tablespoon
  Thick coconut milk 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
For curry paste
  Scallions 3 , chopped (Green Part Included)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Green chilies 3 , chopped
  Grated lime rind 2 Teaspoon
  Chopped coriander leaves 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped lemon grass/Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Ground coriander 2 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Loas powder 1 Teaspoon
  Blachan 1 Teaspoon (Dried Shrimp Paste)
  Turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

To make the curry paste, put the spring onions (scallions), garlic, chillis, lime rind, coriander leaves and lemon grass or rind into a blender with a little of the thin coconut milk.
Blend to a very thick puree.
Transfer the puree to a bowl and stir in the remaining curry paste ingredients until all the ingredients are well blended.
Put the remaining thin coconut milk into a large saucepan and bring to the boil.
Add the duck pieces and return the mixture to the boil.
Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 1 to 1 1/4 hours, or until the duck is cooked through and tender.
Pour about half of the liquid in the pan with the duck into a second large saucepan and bring to the boil.
Stir in the curry paste and fry, stirring frequently, over high heat until the milk has almost evaporated.
Reduce the heat to moderate and continue frying the mixture for 3 minutes in the oily milk residue, stirring constantly.
Gradually stir in the remaining coconut milk from the pan containing the duck and cook the mixture until it is thick and the oil begins to separate from the liquid.
Add the cooked duck pieces, fish sauce, half the chopped coriander and the thick coconut milk.
Bring to the boil and reduce the heat to moderately low.
Cook the mixture for 5 minutes, or until the liquid has thickened.
Stir in the remaining coriander leaves and simmer for 5 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Curry

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