How to Cook Delicious Ginger Duck? An Easy Homemade Recipe

Q: What is the key to making Ginger Duck tasty?
A: The key to a delicious Ginger Duck lies in the proper browning of the ginger slices, the seasoning balance, and the simmering time to ensure the duck is tender and flavorful.

Q: Can I use a different type of oil instead of peanut oil?
A: Yes, you can substitute peanut oil with other cooking oils, though peanut oil adds a unique flavor to the dish.

Ginger Duck (姜母鸭)


  • Half a duck
  • 150g ginger, sliced
  • A few green onion segments
  • A pinch of salt
  • A pinch of brown sugar
  • A little peanut oil
  • Tai Tai Le fresh chicken sauce (optional)
  1. Chop the duck into pieces and blanch in boiling water. Prepare the fresh chicken sauce and slice the ginger.
  2. In a dry, heated pot or clay pot, add peanut oil and fry the ginger slices until golden. Then add the duck pieces and stir-fry until evenly cooked.
  3. Add soy sauce for color and continue stir-frying. Then add boiling water.
  4. Add green onion segments, Sichuan peppercorns, salt, and brown sugar. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  5. Simmer for about 50 minutes.
  6. Add fresh chicken sauce for enhanced flavor (optional).
  7. Finish by increasing the heat to reduce the sauce.
  • High in protein
  • Contains gingerol from ginger, which has anti-inflammatory properties
  • Source of essential fats from duck
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