Aromatic Crispy Roast Duck

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Chinese cuisine is known for its rich and diverse flavors, and Peking duck is one of its most iconic dishes. This succulent dish has been enjoyed by Chinese royalty for centuries and has since become a favorite dish around the world. The Aromatic Crispy Roast Duck dish is known for its crispy skin, tender meat, and aromatic flavor.

The recipe for Aromatic Crispy Roast Duck Peking duck can be challenging to master, but it is well worth the effort. This delicious dish requires a few specialty ingredients and cooking techniques, but the result is a dish that is sure to impress your guests. The dish is typically served with thin pancakes, scallions, and a sweet bean sauce, which complement the flavors of the duck perfectly.

To make this Aromatic Crispy Roast Duck recipe, the first step is to prepare the duck by cleaning and drying it thoroughly. The next step is to pump air under the skin to separate it from the meat, which helps to achieve the crispy texture of the skin. The duck is then coated with a mixture of soy sauce, honey, and vinegar and roasted in the oven until the skin is crispy and the meat is cooked to perfection.

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Aromatic Crispy Roast Duck

This aromatic crispy Peking duck is a dish that is sure to impress your guests and is perfect for any occasion. The dish is full of flavor, with its tender and juicy meat, and crispy skin. This recipe is easy to follow and is a great way to experience the authentic taste of Chinese cuisine in your own home.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 3 days 25 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 whole peking duck 5-6 pounds
  • 1 tbsp five-spice powder
  • 1 tbsp kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • Thin pancakes, scallions, and hoisin sauce for serving

Instructions
 

  • Clean the duck by removing any excess fat and innards. Rinse it inside and out with cold water, then pat it dry with paper towels.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the five-spice powder and kosher salt. Rub the mixture all over the duck, making sure to coat it evenly.
  • Hang the duck up to dry for at least 2 hours. You can do this by tying a string around the neck and hanging it in a cool, well-ventilated place. This step will help to dry out the skin and make it crispy when roasted.
  • Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • In a small saucepan, mix together the honey, soy sauce, and rice vinegar. Heat the mixture over low heat until the honey has melted and the ingredients are well combined.
  • Brush the honey mixture all over the duck, making sure to coat it evenly.
  • Place the duck on a roasting rack set over a baking sheet. Roast the duck in the oven for 1 hour and 30 minutes, or until the skin is golden brown and crispy.
  • Remove the duck from the oven and let it rest for 10 minutes before carving.
  • To serve, slice the duck thinly and arrange it on a platter with the pancakes and scallions. Serve the hoisin sauce on the side for dipping.
  • Enjoy your delicious crispy Peking duck!
Keyword Duck, Seafood

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