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Crispy Aromatic Duck

Category: Main Dishes

Serves: 6 people

Preparing time: 00:30

Cooking time: 00:00


1 duck weighing approx 2kg

1 heaped tbsp 5 spice powder

1 tbsp rock salt

1 tbsp Szechuan peppercorns (place in bag and crushed with rolling pin)

2 slices root ginger

To Serve

Wing Yip Hoisin Sauce

Wing Yip Plum Sauce

spring onions (shredded)

cucumber (finely sliced lengthways)

Cooking Method

Step 1

Mix 5 spice powder, salt and szechuan peppercorns together, rub duck inside and out with the mixture.

Step 2

Place ginger in cavity, clingfilm and leave overnight.

Step 3

Prepare steamer, remove clingfilm and place duck in the steamer on a heat resistant plate.

Step 4

Steam for approximately 1 1/2 - 2 hours, ensuring steamer does not run dry.

Step 5

Remove, drain away any liquid and allow the duck to cool completely.

Step 6

Brush the duck with sesame oil, place on a roasting rack and finish cooking a hot oven for 15-20 minutes.

Step 7

Alternatively, deep fry in hot oil, cutting into quarters for easier handling, until duck is crispy (approximately 10 minutes).

Step 8

Drain well and shred with two forks.

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