Asian Braised Duck Legs

Recipe by chia2160
READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Season legs with salt& pepper.
  • Heat a kettle large enough to hold legs in 1 layer, add legs fat side down, cook 15-20 minutes until browned.
  • Turn over and cook 2 minutes more, remove to a plate.
  • In fat add black beans, garlic, and ginger.
  • saute 2 minutes.
  • Add onion, carrots, celery, shiitakes, cook 3 minutes more.
  • Add shaoxing and deglaze the pan.
  • Add tamari, sugar, thyme and duck legs back to pan, fat side up.
  • Add water to cover.
  • Simmer 1 1/2 hrs until duck is tender.
  • Remove legs to a platter.
  • Reduce cooking liquid by one half until thickened.
  • You may add 1 tbs cornstarch mixed with water if sauce isn't thick enough.
  • Pour over legs.
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