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Braised Duck with Mushrooms

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Duck; 4 to 5 pounds
  • 1/2 lb Fresh mushrooms
  • 1 Or
  • 2 Cloves garlic
  • 2 tb Sherry
  • 1 tb Soy sauce
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 ds Pepper
  • 3 -(up to)
  • 4 tb Oil
  • 2 tb Oil
  • 2 -(up to)
  • 3 c Stock
  • 1 tb Cornstarch
  • 3 tb Water
  • 3 dr Sesame oil; more or less


1. Wipe duck with a damp cloth. With a cleaver chop duck, bones and all,
in 2-inch sections. Stem mushrooms and cut in half. Crush garlic.

2. Combine sherry, soy sauce, sugar, salt and pepper.

3. Heat oil in a large heavy pan and brown duck quickly. Add sherry-soy
mixture and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Remove duck and seasonings from

4. Heat remaining oil. Brown garlic lightly and discard. Add mushrooms and
stir-fry to soften slightly. Then return duck and seasonings.

5. Add stock, bring to a boil; then simmer, covered, until done (about 45

6. Blend cornstarch and cold water to a paste, then stir in to thicken
sauce Stir in sesame oil and serve.

VARIATION: Use only 1/4 pound fresh mushrooms. Add 1 cup bamboo shoots and
1 cup celery, both diced; and 1/2 cup water chestnuts, sliced. In step 4,
stir-fry vegetables 1 to 2 minutes; then return duck.

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