FRIED DUCK FEET from 1917

Dee Tourville

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@Dee_Tourville

I found this cookbook in a Thrift Store. It's dated 1917. Many of the pages are torn or ripped out. I just had to share this. Remember its from 1917.


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It's Duck Feet...how do I know :)

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

this is what is written above the recipe. you may laugh all you want. you will soon be convinced that this is the best part of the duck.
20
pairs of duck feet
2 c
chopped bamboo shoots
2 c
mushrooms. cut the larger ones.
2 c
water chestnuts cut into thin pieces.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash thoroughly 20 pairs of Duck feet and plunge them in boiling water for 3 minutes.
2
Take off the skin. Take out all the bones without spoiling the shape of the feet. Cut each foot into 2 pieces.
3
Have a hot stove. Oil the frying pan and fry the feet for 5 minutes. Add salt, bamboo shoots, chestnuts & mushrooms. Continue to fry for 5 minutes after having mixed well.
4
Add enough primary soup or water to cover all. Cook until tender.
5
Add Chinese gravy & mix well

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Chinese
Hashtag: #Duck Feet