Duck and Yellow Rice

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by ElizabethKnicely

This impressive dinner-party dish from Laos will wow your guests; they won't believe how easy it is! Serve a green salad on the side for a unique and flavorful family meal instead. Chicken substitutes well for the duck.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, soak rice in cold water while preparing the rest of the recipe.
  2. In a small bowl, using the back of a spoon, smash into a paste, the garlic, pepper, salt, curry, and turmeric. Drizzle in the soy sauce as you continue to smash. Set spice aside.
  3. Cut the duck into a dozen pieces, removing the fat and thick skin.
  4. Drain soaking rice, and set aside. Heat 2 tablespoons vegetable in a wide pot over medium-high heat, stir in the spice paste, and cook for 30 seconds. Stir in duck pieces; cook about 10 minutes, stirring frequently until lightly browned. Pour in 2 cups water, bring to a boil, and simmer 10 minutes. Pour in remaining water and vegetable oil; return contents to boil. Add rice to pot. Water should cover the rice by 1/2 inch. Return to a boil and cook, covered tightly, 15 to 20 minutes, until rice is tender.
  5. Remove pot from heat. Let stand, covered, 5 to 10 minutes. Turn out onto serving platter, and garnish with green onions.
  6. SUBSTITUTION:.
  7. If using chicken, cut 2 pounds of meat into 1-inch chunks. The above spices even work with beef, just about 2 tablespoons of minced ginger to the paste.

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