Braised Duck

Ingredients

2 Or
2 Or
3 slc Fresh ginger root
1/2 cup Soy sauce
2 tablespoons Sherry
1 Duck, 4 to 5 pounds
6 tablespoons Oil
2 -(up to)
3 cups Water
1 teaspoon Sugar

Preparation

1
1. Mince scallions and ginger root. Combine with soy sauce and sherry.
2
2. Wipe duck with a damp cloth; then rub inside and out with mixture
3
(reserve the remainder)-Let duck stand 30 minutes.
4
3. Heat oil in a large heavy pan. Brown duck lightly on all sides. Drain off fat.
5
4. Add water and reserved mixture and bring to a boil; then simmer, covered, 1 hour.
6
5. Add sugar and simmer, covered, until tender (about 30 minutes more).
7
VARIATION: In step 2 rub duck instead with a mixture of 1 tablespoon sugar, 2 tablespoons sherry, 4 tablespoons soy sauce, 1 teaspoon cornstarch and 1 teaspoon salt. Omit step 1 and the sugar in step 5.

Yield:

6.0 servings

Added:

January 4, 2010

Creator:

Anonymous

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