Sam Choy's Award-Winning Roast Duck

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by lazyme

From the cookbook Cooking From the Heart with Sam Choy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Remove wing tips, neck flap, tail end, excess fat, and drumstick knuckles.
  2. Rinse both ducks.
  3. Place in a dish, and pour shoyu (soy sauce) over them.
  4. Roll the ducks in the shoyu and let sit for about 10 minutes.
  5. Keep rolling in the shoyu every 3 to 4 minutes.
  6. Preheat oven to 450ºF.
  7. Mix all dry ingredients.
  8. Place ducks breast side up on roasting rack in a roasting pan and sprinkle thoroughly with marinade.
  9. Put a little marinade inside cavities.
  10. Roast in 450ºF oven for 30 minutes.
  11. Reduce heat to 325ºF.
  12. Cook for 1 hour, or until meat thermometer registers an internal temperature of 170ºF to 175ºF.
  13. No basting is required.
  14. Serve with steamed rice.

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