Roast honey duck #1

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N Duck; 4 to 5 pounds
\N \N Salt
2 \N Cloves garlic
2 \N Or
3 \N Scallions
3 tablespoons Soy sauce
3 tablespoons Sherry
2 tablespoons Honey

1. Wipe duck with a damp cloth. Rub lightly, inside and out, with salt.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Crush garlic and mince scallions; then combine soy sauce and sherry.

Divide mixture in half.

3. Mix honey with one half. Rub into duck skin and let stand a few minutes until dry. Then repeat. (Reserve remainder of honey mixture. Combine it with 1 cup boiling water for basting.) 4. Pour remaining half of soy mixture into duck cavity. Place bird on a rack over a drip pan containing several inches of water.

5. Roast until done (about 1-¾ to 2 hours), basting with reserved honey mixture at 15-minute intervals. (Add more water to drip pan as it evaporates.)

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

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