Treasured Sesame Oil Duck
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Treasured Sesame Oil Duck

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40 min
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15 min
Knife 100% Pure Sesame Oil
20 ml
(cut into pieces and seasoned with salt)
Yam (cut into thin strips)
200 g
Old ginger (sliced)
60 g
Garlic (minced)
3 cloves
Sichuan preserved vegetables (chopped)
200 g
White peppercorn
1 tbsp
Cooked chestnuts
360 g
1 tbsp
600 ml
Oyster sauce
12 tbsp
Chinese wine (Hua Tiao Chiew)
100 ml
Dark soy sauce
1 tsp
Cooking oil (for deep-frying)
250 ml
Local lettuce (for garnish)
Spring onion (for garnish)
Red chilli (for garnish)
How to cook
Step 1
  • Deep fry the yam sticks till crispy. Set aside.
Step 2
  • Using sesame oil, fry ginger till crispy. Set crispy ginger aside. Reserve sesame oil for frying duck.
Step 3
  • Season duck pieces with salt.
Step 4
  • Using a pressure cooker, add reserved sesame oil, then sear duck to render fat and brown. Remove and set aside.
Step 5
  • Remove excess oil. Sauté garlic, Sichuan preserved vegetables, white peppercorn, and duck.
Step 6
  • Add sugar and oyster sauce. Continue frying for 2 mins.
Step 7
  • Deglaze pan with Chinese wine. Add water and bring to a boil.
Step 8
  • Cover pressure cooker and cook for approximately 25 mins (depending on your pressure cooker).
Step 9
  • Add chestnuts and bring to a boil.
Step 10
  • Add dark soy sauce. Mix well.
Step 11
  • Layer local lettuce on plate, add duck and other ingredients on top.
Step 12
  • Garnish with yam fries, crispy ginger, spring onion and red chillies.
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