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Deep Fried Crispy Duck Recipe

Ingredients :

1.5 kg

1 tablespoon

2 slices

2 cloves


3 tablespoons

2 teaspoons

1 teaspoon




6 tablespoons



Ginger root, crushed

Garlic, crushed

Spring onions (scallions), cut into short length

Rice wine or dry sherry

Five-spice powder

Szechwan peppercorns

Oil for deep-frying


Spring onions (scallions), cut into thin strips

Hoisin sauce

Method :
  • Clean the duck well and rub with salt inside and out.

  • Place it in a deep dish, add ginger root, garlic, onions, rice wine or sherry, five-spice powder and Szechwan peppercorns.

  • Steam vigorously for at least 2 1/2 hours, remove and discard the ginger root, garlic, onions and Szechwan peppercorns.

  • Turn the duck over and let it marinate in the juice.

  • After about 2-3 hours, take it out to cool until the skin in dry.

  • Heat up the oil and deep-fry the duck until golden and crispy.

  • To serve, either leave it whole or split it in half lengthways.

  • It is eaten like Peking duck, wrapped in Chinese pancakes or steamed buns with strips of onion and hoisin sauce.


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