Using Herbs and Spices


Asian Home Recipe

Deep Fried Duck Recipe

Ingredients :

2 kg

 

Cooking sauce

6 cups

6  tablespoons

6 slices

10 tablespoons

4 tablespoons

6 tablespoons

6 pieces

1/2 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

 

Batter

1

5 tablespoons

2 tablespoons

Duck

Cooking oil for deep-frying

 

Good stock

Sugar

Fresh root ginger

Soy sauce

Yellow bean paste

Rice wine or dry sherry

Star anise

Five-spice powder

Pepper

 

 

Egg

Cornflour

Self-raising flour

Method :
  • Parboil the duck in a pan of boiling water for about 5 minutes, then drain.

  • Mix the ingredients for the batter in a bowl until smooth.

  • Heat the cooking sauce in a heavy pan.

  • Add the duck and simmer gently for about 45 minutes.

  • Remove the duck and drain thoroughly.

  • Allow the duck to cool for 30 minutes, then remove the meat from the bones, leaving the meat in large pieces if possible.

  • Turn the meat in the batter mixture until evenly coated.

  • Heat the oil in a wok or deep-fryer.

  • When hot, fry the battered duck for about 5 minutes. Drain.

  • Place the large duck pieces on a chopping board, cutting each piece into 3-4 pieces, and serve.

 

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