I miss sour plum duck, my mother-in-law’s signature dish, but I don’t think I’m going to try cooking that yet. I better try out something simpler first as I hardly cook duck. I tried a simple braised duck with Chinese mushroom the other day and it came out very delicious. My family liked it very much. Here’s my recipe to share:
4 duck legs
Cut the duck legs at the joints. Heat up some oil in a frying pan and shallow fry the duck legs until lightly browned on both sides. Dish up onto a plate, leaving the oil for frying the garlic and ginger.
1/2 a whole garlic (peeled and chopped)
1 big knob of ginger (sliced)
6 Chinese mushrooms (soaked)
Ingredients C (seasoning)
2T oyster sauce
3T light soya sauce
1T dark soya sauce
Squeeze out the water from the mushrooms and cut into smaller pieces.
Fry the ginger first. When it is lightly browned, add in the chopped garlic and continue to fry until golden. Finally add the mushrooms and continue to fry until fragrant. Add in the duck, Ingredients C and 3-4 cups of water and let it cook on medium fire for about an hour. Test for doneness. Adjust according to your taste. This dish is very delicious and goes very well with plain rice. Serve hot.
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