【Nanjing Salted Duck】
This is a very famous duck recipe from Nanjing, China. It is a great party dish that is well loved by all guests. You can also use
InstantPot to make this dish, very simple and convenient. If you would like to have InstantPot 70 Delicious Dishes click this link to purchase.
Cook time: 30+10 minutes
Serves: 6 servings
1) 1 young duck 2500 g;
2) 3 tablespoons sea salt, 1 tablespoon ground Chinese peppercorn;
3) 1 green onion, 10 g fresh ginger sliced, 1 star anise, 2 clovers, 1 tablespoon salt.
1: Clean duck and trim off excess fat. Drain the duck from the water and thoroughly pat it dry with paper towels, inside and out. Put Ingredient 2) in a small bowl and mix well (Picture 1). Rub the salt and ground Sichuan peppercorns all over the duck, inside and out (Picture 2), and make sure to use all the mixture. Place in a lidded container and store in the fridge for 24 hours.
2: Rinse off salt and ground peppercorn (Picture 3). Add the duck and all ingredients of Ingredient 3) to the Instant Pot and fill water to the 10-cup mark. Cover the lid and turn the pressure valve to the Seal position. Press “Manual” or “Pressure cook” button and set 5 minutes of cooking time.
3: When the program is done, press “Keep Warm” button and wait for 30 minutes. Slowly release the pressure then open the lid. Drain the water and chill the cooked duck in the fridge for 4 hours.