Sweet And Pungent Duckling Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time50 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient


 Ready to cook duckling4 Pound
 Soy sauce2 Tablespoon
 Honey2 Tablespoon
 Sherry2 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Ginger1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Rendered duck fat2 Tablespoon
 Pineapple juice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Green pepper1 Large, diced
 Canned pineapple chunks1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Cornstarch2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1119 Calories from Fat 512

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 g87.5%

Saturated Fat 15.8 g78.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 624.4 mg

Sodium 861.3 mg35.9%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.2%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.3%

Sugars 20.1 g

Protein 112 g224.7%

Vitamin A 3.4% Vitamin C 130.7%

Calcium 5.4% Iron 85.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Score the skin of the duck from the neck towards the vent. Using a sharp pointed knife, remove the skin, making no damages to the flesh. Piece the duck flesh into serving size.
2. Prepare a mixture of ginger, garlic, honey, sherry and soy sauce and pour on the duck. Keep aside for about an hour, turning every now and then.

3. In a heavy skillet, heat fat and brown the marinated duck and drain the excessive fat.
4. Mix pineapple juice to the marinade and pour on the browned duck. Simmer, covering, for about 50 minutes.
5. Prepare a paste of pineapple chunks, green pepper, cornstarch and lemon juice with ΒΌ cup of cold water. Add to the mixture and simmer for about 10 minutes.

6. Serve the duck with rice.