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Braised Duck with Sweet Potatoes

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lg Sweet potatoes
  • Cornstarch
  • Oil for deep-frying
  • 1 Duck; 3 to 4 pounds
  • 1 Clove garlic
  • 2 Or
  • 3 sl Fresh ginger root
  • 3 tb Oil
  • 1/4 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tb Ground cloves
  • 1/4 ts Ground star anise
  • 1/2 -(up to)
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • 1 tb Soy sauce
  • 1 c Stock
  • 1 tb Cornstarch
  • 3 tb Water


1. Peel sweet potatoes and cut in 1-1/2 inch cubes; dredge ligltly in
cornstarch. Meanwhile heat oil. Deep-fry sweet potatoes until golden. Drain
on paper toweling.

2. Bone duck and cut in 2-inch cubes. Crush garlic. Mince ginger root.

3. Heat remaining oil. Add garlic and ginger root; stir fry a few times.
Add duck cubes and brown.

4. Sprinkle with cinnamon, cloves, anise and sugar. Stir in soy sauce. Add
stock and bring to a boil.

5. Add deep-fried potatoes and simmer, covered, until duck is tender
15 minutes).

6. Blend remaining cornstarch and cold water to a paste; then stir in to
thicken sauce.

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