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Mandarin Sesame Duck

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  Duck legs/Boneless breasts 4
  Light soy sauce 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Clear honey 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
  Sesame seeds 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Mandarin oranges 4
  Cornflour 5 Milliliter (1 Teaspoon)
  Mixed vegetables 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Serving)
  Salt To Taste
  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.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish
Sesame Seed

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5236 Calories from Fat 3049

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 339 g522.2%

Saturated Fat 84.3 g421.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4327.7 mg180.3%

Total Carbohydrates 139 g46.4%

Dietary Fiber 13.3 g53.1%

Sugars 85.4 g

Protein 414 g828.1%

Vitamin A 107.6% Vitamin C 169.3%

Calcium 33.2% Iron 17.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Mandarin Sesame Duck Recipe