Shanghai Duck

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READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by Miss Sarah C

A delicious recipe I learned from my aunt. It brings the taste of the duck to perfection. Though a long winded recipe, it is simple and completely worth it! I personally love this with Chinese Steamed Bread.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put the scallions, star anise and ginger root in a heavy pot, on the top of your stove.
  2. Place the duck, breast side up in the pot.
  3. Mix the remaining ingredients and pour over the duck.
  4. Cover and bring just to a boil.
  5. Simmer for about two hours or until tender, turning every half-hour.
  6. Pre-Heat Oven to 400 degrees F.
  7. Remove duck from pan and place on a shallow baking dish.
  8. rub honey on duck.
  9. place duck in oven just until crispy -- this does not take long and should not be left alone.
  10. Once crisp, remove and serve!
  11. Reserve liquid and serve at the table as a sauce.

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