Red-simmered duck with glutinous rice

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Glutinous rice
1 Duck; 4 to 5 pounds
Water to cover
Water to cover
½ cup Soy sauce
1 tablespoon Sherry
1 teaspoon Salt
1 dash Pepper
2 Scallions

1. Soak glutinous rice.

2. Wipe duck with a damp cloth. Place in a heavy pan with cold water to cover. Bring to a boil; then cook, covered, 20 minutes over medium heat.

Drain, discarding liquid.

3. Stuff duck cavity with soaked rice and sew up securely or skewer.

Return duck to pan.

4. Add fresh water to cover and bring to a boil; then simmer, covered, 45 minutes. Drain. (Reserve liquid for stock.) 5. Add soy sauce and sherry and simmer, covered, until tender (about 45 minutes more), turning bird frequently for even coloring.

6. Season with salt and pepper. Mince scallions and sprinkle over as a garnish.

From <The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook>, ISBN 0-517-65870-4. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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