Honey roasted duck legs

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So goooood :-)

  • Honey Roasted Duck Legs
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Recipe type: Starter
Number of serving: 4 servings
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour
Ready in: 1 h, 30 m
Difficulty: Easy


2 duck legs (large)

For duck marinade :
3/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp sake or Shaoxing rice wine
1 tsp ginger juice

For the glaze :
4 cloves of garlic (smashed)
1 inch piece of ginger (sliced and smashed)
3/4 tsp Chinese five spice powder
1/4 tsp salt
6 tbsp honey
2 tbsp regular soy sauce
1 tbsp dark soy sauce
1 tbsp sake or Shaoxing rice wine


Marinate the duck legs in the salt, wine and ginger juice for about 15 minutes.

Steam legs in a bowl set inside a steamer for 25 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees and roast the legs for 35 minutes. In the meantime make the glaze.

Bring all glaze ingredients to a boil and remove from flame. Strain and set aside to cool.

Dip the roasted legs in the glaze to coat and return to the oven for 5 minutes. Dip the legs a second time and roast for an additional 5 minutes

Add 2 tablespoons of hoisin sauce to the glaze, heat to boiling, remove from flame and allow to cool. Serve as dipping sauce.

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Posted the 28/02/2014, 08:57

Awesome!!!so tasty!!

i cooked this recipe
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