Sunday, 26 January 2014

How to Make Crispy Roast Duck 脆皮燒鴨


The most famous dish in restaurant is Crispy roast duck traditionally served with pancakes, and spring onions together with hoisin dipping sauce. My favourite way, as an appetizer, mouth watering to serve them with rice or noodles and dipping sauces.

Ingredients:
(A)
Gressingham Whole Duck 2.4 kg

(B)
For Marinade:
3 tbsp Hoisin Sauce
Dried Angelica
Ginger slices
Bay leaves
Anise stars
Dried Mandarin Peel
1 tbsp Ginger ground
1 tbsp Cinnamon ground
1 tbsp Chinese five spice
1 tbsp Garlic powder
2 tbsp Dark or Light soy sauce
Add some Salt to enhances the flavor.

(C)
For Boiling:
8 cups Water
Ginger Slices
Bay leaves
Anise stars
Dried Mandarin Peel
1 tbsp Hoisin sauce
1 ½ cup Vinegar
½ cup Golden syrup

(D)
For Dipping sauces
1 tsp Chinese five spice powder
2 tsp Light soy sauce
1 tsp Dark soy sauce
1 tsp Sesame oil
1 tsp Oyster sauce
2 tsp Golden syrup or Honey
2 tsp Sweet rice wine or (sherry wine)
2 tsp Hoisin sauce
3 tsp Toasted sesame seeds

Total Time: 2 days

Method:
1) Wash the ducks inside and out with cold water, drain and pat dry with kitchen paper.

2) In a small bowl, Mix together Ingredients (B)

For Marinade:
3 tbsp Hoisin Sauce, Dried Angelica, Ginger slices, Bay leaves, Anise stars,Dried Mandarin Peel, 1 tbsp Ginger ground, 1 tbsp Cinnamon ground, 1 tbsp Chinese five spice or Mixed spice, 1 tbsp Garlic powder, 2 tbsp Dark or Light soy sauce.

3) Use a spoon to spread the mixtures over the inside of the duck, then close the cavities with wooden skewers, or sew the duck securely and set aside.

4) In a large pot and add water, bring to a boil about 15 minutes.

Add the Ingredients (C)
For Boiling:

8 cups Water, Ginger Slices, Bay leaves, Anise stars, Dried Mandarin Peel, 1 tbsp Hoisin sauce, 1 ½ Vinegar, and ½ cup Golden syrup. Carefully pour a jug of boiling water, over the duck to rinse, about 10 -15 times. See video: The duck's skin is opens up the pores. (This is important step to make for extra crispy)

5) Air dry the whole duck openly and or you can uncovered to place in the fridge for overnight or more than 24 hours.

6) Preheat oven to 230°c degrees

Baking steps:

Bake the whole duck on both sides for 1 hour 35 minutes,
or until the skin is crisp, and golden brown.

(Before moving into a new house. I used conventional oven doesn't heat up at all. So I have to set oven at 230°C temperature. Now I used Beko Built-in Oven, Keep the oven rack adjusted to the lower position. upside down. Bake at 200°C for 20 minutes then decrease to 150°C for another 25 minutes).

For the dipping sauce:
Please see Ingredients (D)
1 tsp Chinese five spice powder
2 tsp Light soy sauce
1 tsp Dark soy sauce
1 tsp Sesame oil
1 tsp Oyster sauce
2 tsp Golden syrup or Honey
2 tsp Sweet rice wine or (sherry wine)
2 tsp Hoisin sauce
3 tsp Toasted sesame seeds

Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and you desire to adjust yourself.

                  Chinese Roast Duck Leg Rice


It costs about £9.50, very expensive! so I highly recommend you guys learning my version of how to make crispy roast duck instructional video in below.



        

Tai Tung Wing Yip Chinese Restaurant Croydon

Nope, Definately not the best roast duck I've ever had. The skin wasn't crisp enough.

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