Using Herbs and Spices


Asian Home Recipe

Spicy Duck Recipe

Ingredients :

1 X 2 kg

2 tablespoons

1

4

4

1

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

2 teaspoons

2

2 teaspoons

2 cups

2 tablespoons

4

1 cup

1/2

Duck

Oil

Large onion, sliced

Whole cloves

Cardamom pods

Small stick cinnamon

Finely grated fresh ginger

Ground turmeric

Ground pepper

Ground coriander

Fresh red or green chilies

Salt

Hot water

Vinegar

Potatoes, peeled

Fresh or frozen green peas

Cabbage, cut into wedges

Method :
  • Cut the duck into serving pieces.

  • Heat oil in a large, heavy saucepan and fry onion and whole spices until onion is golden.

  • Add ginger, turmeric, pepper and coriander and fry for a minute or two longer.

  • Then add the duck and fry until the pieces are slightly browned.

  • Add the whole chilies (seed them if a less hot flavor is preferred), salt, water and vinegar.

  • Cover tightly and simmer for 45 minutes or until duck is almost tender.

  • Skim off any excess fat.

  • Add potatoes and cook for 10 minutes.

  • Then add cabbage and cook for a further 10 minutes.

  • Lastly add peas, taste and adjust seasoning if necessary, cover and cook until peas are done.

  • Serve hot.

 

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