Yield: 6 Servings
|1 \N||Scallion stalk|
|2 \N||Cloves garlic (up to)|
|1 \N||Duck; 3 to 4 pounds|
1. Cut scallion stalk in 1-inch sections; crush garlic. Place in a large heavy pan along with water, salt and pepper, and bring to a boil.
2. Meanwhile wipe duck inside and out with a damp cloth, then add to pan.
Bring to a boil again, then simmer, covered, 30 to 40 minutes.
3. Drain duck, reserving liquid for stock. Let bird cool; then dry thoroughly with paper toweling and refrigerate, covered, overnight.
4. Cut duck in quarters and place in a large jar or container. Pour in sherry and cover jar tightly. Refrigerate 5 to 7 days.
5. Drain, reserving sherry (which can be re-used for cooking). Chop duck, bone and all, in bite-size pieces. Serve cold.
VARIATION: For the sherry, substitute sauterne.
REQUIRES REFRIGERATING IN SHERRY FOR 5-7 DAYS!
From <The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook>, ISBN 0-517-65870-4. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .