15 Ingredients
  • 1 whole cleaned duck (preferably Peking where the breasts are larger)
  • 1 large piece ginger root, crushed
  • 1 bunch spring onions
  • 1 tablespoon ground cloves
  • 1 (6-inch) piece cassia cinnamon, preferably Chinese
  • 1 Sichuan red peppercorns
  • 1/2 cup maltose sugar or honey
  • 1/4 cup kosher salt
  • 1 cup fine Chinese black tea (Darjeeling, Ceylon are fine substitutes)
  • 1 tablespoon saltpeter (optional but in original recipes)
  • Water, enough to just cover duck in bath
  • Sesame /vegetable oil, for basting
  • 1 pound of camphor wood (chips are fine) Other types of wood such almond can be used)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 bag dried tea twigs, optional
Nutrition
878
44% daily value
10 servings
                                       
                                            dairy-​free, gluten-​free
     

Fat

112% 73

Saturated

93% 19

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 38

Polyunsaturated

- 12

Carbs

12% 36

Carbs (net)

- 30

Fiber

26% 6

Sugars

- 26

Sugars, added

- 24

Protein

49% 25

Cholesterol

32% 96

Sodium

23% 547

Calcium

17% 166

Magnesium

35% 149

Potassium

14% 674

Iron

30% 5

Zinc

29% 3

Phosphorus

57% 401

Vitamin A

8% 69

Vitamin C

6% 6

Thiamin (B1)

30% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

62% 1

Niacin (B3)

42% 7

Vitamin B6

25% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

12% 47

Folate (food)

- 46

Folic acid

- 1

Vitamin B12

13% 0

Vitamin D

220% 33

Vitamin E

84% 13

Vitamin K

26% 31

Sugar alcohols

- 0

Water

- 99
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