Mandarin Sesame Duck
|Duck legs/Boneless breasts||4|
|Light soy sauce||30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)|
|Clear honey||45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)|
|Sesame seeds||15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)|
|Cornflour||5 Milliliter (1 Teaspoon)|
|Mixed vegetables||1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Serving)|
|Ground black pepper||To Taste|
1. Prick the duck skin all over. If using breasts, slash the skin diagonally at intervals with a small, sharp knife.
2. Place the duck on a rack in a roasting tin and roast for 1 hour in a preheated oven at 180°C/350°F/ Gas 4. Mix 15ml/1 tbsp of the soy sauce with 30ml/2 tbsp of the honey and brush over the duck. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Roast for 15-20 minutes, until golden brown.
3. Meanwhile, grate the rind from 1 mandarin and squeeze the juice from 2. Mix together the rind, juice and cornflour, then stir in the remaining soy sauce and honey. Heat, stirring, until thickened and clear. Season to taste. Peel and slice the remaining mandarins. Serve the duck, with the mandarin slices and the sauce, accompanied by mixed vegetables.