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soy sauce braised duck legs

yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For soy sauce braised duck legs

  • 4
    duck legs
  • 2 c
    each chicken stock, dark soy sauce, soy sauce, rice wine or saki
  • 1 c
    chinese rock sugar
  • 5
    whole star anise
  • 4
    cinnamon sticks
  • 1 Tbsp
    cumin seeds
  • 2 Tbsp
    fennel seeds
  • 3 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 2 Tbsp

How To Make soy sauce braised duck legs

  • 1
    Place the duck legs in a large skillet over med. high heat. Cook to render the fat out of the skin about 15 to 20 minutes. When the skin is browned and crispy remove the legs from the rendered fat and set aside.
  • 2
    In a large pot add all the ingredients for the braising liquid. Bring to a boil. Add the duck legs and reduce the heat to low. Cover let the duck legs braise for about 1 1/2 hours. Remove the legs from the braising liquid and set aside on a carving board. Let rest until it comes to room temp around 1 hour.
  • 3
    Mix the vinegar, garlic and sugar together and set aside. Remove the meat from the bones and eat with the dipping sauce

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