Chinese Apricot Duck on the Grill/Bbq

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

The apricots in this dish really cut through the richness of the duck. Serve with prepared cous cous.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the barbeque.
  2. Using a sharp knife, cut a long slit in the leshy side of each duck breast to make a pocket.
  3. Divide the apricots and shallots between the pockets and secure with skewers.
  4. Mix the honey, soy sauce and sesame oil together in a small bowl and brush all over the duck.
  5. Sprinkle with the Chinese five-spice powder.
  6. To make the garnish, make a few cuts lengthways down the stem of each scallion.
  7. Place in iced water and leave until the stems start to curl. Drain before using.
  8. Cook the duck over medium hot coals for 6-8 minutes on each side. Remove the skewers, set on a bed of cous cous and garnish with the scallion curls.
  9. Serve immediately.
Most Helpful

My husband was skeptical, but even he liked it. We tried it with wild goose.

ydewoody August 29, 2009