The braised duck is cooked with love in a pot of soy sauce based braising liquid with essential aromatics.
Braised Duck in Singapore from F&G Food
Who doesn’t love a meal with tender braised duck and white rice that pack a punch of flavours in your palate? With a well-seasoned braising liquid and a generous pour of dark soy sauce, Teochew-style braised duck is known for its strong flavours. Serve it with boiled eggs and some healthy veggies and it will feel like heaven served on a platter.
Duck rice cooked right
In Singapore, there are two well-known types of dark rice- the Teochew type with a light gravy, simple appeal and classic white rice and the Hokkien type. The latter one is generously drizzled in dark soy sauce and cooked with yam rice. The meat can be roasted or the duck meat can be served thinly sliced and deboned if you are cooking it in the Teochew braised duck style. Just get the slightly sweet, flavourful sauce with fragrant ice and we take the responsibility of tender duck meat. At F&G Food, we can be your one-stop destination for getting the perfect braised duck ideal for all your duck rice recipes or platters.
For the flavours to penetrate deep into the meat, the duck is marinated overnight and then braised with ingredients such as cinnamon stick, cloves, blue ginger, yellow ginger, star anise and other spices. The meat is tender and can be a fit for both native and exotic recipes that you love from the core of your heart.
What makes Braised Ducks perfect for any palate and occasion?
You might not believe it but braised duck meat is perfect in so many ways. For one, anyone can make the recipe as it is easy with mostly hands-off cooking time. It even tastes good the next day, which makes it an amazing dish for those who are entertaining guests or live on their own. Just like any traditional recipe, it has many versions depending on the family, cook and region in Singapore it’s being cooked in. You can legit try a myriad of variations where you can cook just the leg or an entire duck. The differences line in the spices, the braising liquid and of course the aromatics used. Braised duck tastes divine with some dipping sauce on the side or rice; it can make a great starter or an entire meal. Either way, you would love the duck from your very core.
Making Singapore Teochew Braised Duck
Imagine the sight and taste of a whole duck braised in aromatics and seasonings to give you a delectable and tender delight on your palate. Many hawkers serve this duck recipe with a braised duck and the result is a tango of flavours on the taste buds. Luckily you can cook up something very similar at home with minimal effort. Wondering how? Well, here is a guide.
The steps couldn’t be simpler. Here you go!
• Fry all the dry spices like cloves, cinnamon, star anise, ginger, cardamom, etc. till they become fragrant. You can add onion and garlic as well depending on your preferences.
• Add soy sauce to the mixture. Top it up with sugar and 2 bowls of water if the Duck weighs somewhere between 4-5lbs
• When the sauce comes to a boil, add the duck
• If you find the water isn’t enough, keep adding enough water to submerge 3/4th of the duck
• Turn the duck over every 20 minutes and slowly braise the duck for 1.5 hours
• Once you are down, leave the duck to cool before you serve it chopped.
Get the braised duck from F&G Food and serve it with yummy taro or yam rice. Believe us, it would be a treat that everyone would love to devour.
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1. Is the duck rice recipe from Singapore?
Interestingly, the duck rice recipe is not from Singapore. Instead, it is a Portuguese recipe with roots from the city of Braga. However, it is now popular in Singapore, other parts of Asia and the rest of the world due to its amazing flavours.
2. How can I reheat the braised duck?
If you want to reheat the braised duck, place it in a roasting pan and some boiling water or chicken broth to the bottom of the pan. Then you need to cover the duck tightly with foil and the heat would do its work. Also, the duck takes 15 minutes per pound and depending on the fact that braised ducks weigh somewhere between 4-5lbs, they take somewhat around 2-3 hours to get cooked perfectly at an internal temperature of 160 degrees F.
3. Is duck meat healthy?
Yes, it is. It is rich in protein and iron just like beef, but is relatively leaner and has a few calories. Also, duck meat is healthier with more omega-3 fat and less saturated fat.
4. Is duck meat more like steak or chicken?
Duck is typically white meat. Also, it is a member of the poultry family, which is why it draws more similarities to chicken and turkey.
5. Is it time taking to cook Teochew braised duck?
Just like any good thing, yes Teochew braised duck takes time to be cooked, but the wait is worth it!