Low and slow duck chinese-esque?

Finger food for supper.. And what better than duck wrapped in chinese pancakes with green onion and cucumber.. Just why does that work so well? Who invented that flavour combo? I think they deserve a great big hat for that..

This duck was a crown .. Shame you couldn’t wear it though ..


That’s the duck with some wok spices on it.. No five spice? Nope.. It’s one of those things five spice .. I always think I like it yet when it comes to it it’s just not my thing.. Hmmm


A little water in the pot a lemon in half in the cavity and a whole head of French rose garlic.. Some star anise as a sympathetic nod..

Into the oven for four hours.. Three of those it’s covered .. The last hour out and Italian honey and more wok spice added..


It’s cooked.. It’s more than cooked… It’s very easily shreddable.. Perfect!


The sauce? Lucky a quick mail to my attorney provided the answer ..

Sesame oil, Asian chilli oil, hoisin, and soy.. With a little water to loosen..


All over the shredded duck..


Of course cucumber and spring onions..


The pancakes chef ping took care of..

All layed out..


And loved whilst streaming the late late toy show.. You don’t know it? It’s an institution.. Happy fiesta friday..



Categories: Dinners/Suppers, Poultry, previous posts, Recipes

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15 replies

  1. Duck is so good and what a great way to cook it! I love the pancakes with shredded duck and your way seems so straight forward 🙂


  2. That looks absolutely delicious! It’s one of those things I’ve never tried at home – perhaps a should!

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  3. Happy Fiesta Friday, Mr Fitz! You make this all look so easy.. but better yet…it looks absolutely delicious. I’m so glad you shared this with all of us this weekend… I know that everyone else feels the same way. Thank you so much for sharing… Awesome post!

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  4. There are few things I like more than duck pancakes, these look delicious! You’ve definitely inspired me to try making my own in the new year!

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  5. That looks fab. I’m always a bit scared of cooking duck for some reason but you make it seem so straightforward! Time to face my fears!!

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  6. Peking duck is one of my fav meals ever and I’ve never cooked duck. Am I brave enough?

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