Spicy Roast Duck With Duck Sauce

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  • 1 duckling (about 5 lbs.)
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 green onions
  • 2 cup boiling water
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • Spicy duck sauce (recipe below)

Spicy duck sauce

  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 2 tablespoon dry sherry
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce


  1. Rub duckling inside and out with salt; stuff onions inside of cavity and tie legs together. Place on rack in roasting pan. Mix boiling water and honey; pour over duckling, letting water run into pan.
  2. (Duckling should not be put down into the water, keep on rack.) Roast in oven at 350 for 1 hour. Prick skin to drain excess fat. Continue roasting until deep brown and juices run clear, 1 to 1 1/4 hours longer.
  3. Remove from oven. Increase oven temperatures to 400. Brush duckling with spicy duck sauce; return to oven and roast 5 minutes.
  4. May use remaining sauce as a dip for meat. Garnish with parsley and mandarin orange segments.

Duck Sauce:

  1. In a bowl combine the cinnamon, ground ginger, allspice, dry sherry, honey, chili sauce, soy sauce, garlic.
  2. Serve with the duck.