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Fast & Easy Dinner: 20-Minute Peking Duck

Fast & Easy Dinner: 20-Minute Peking Duck

Normally Peking duck takes over 24 hours to make, however this dish — which is inspired by the ingredients used in the traditional Chinese recipe — comes together in twenty short minutes. Duck breasts are used instead of a whole duck, making for a quick cook time. The fragrant, syrup-like sauce is a blend of fresh orange juice, sesame oil, and Sriracha. To make this exciting dish — from our friends at MyRecipes.com — tonight,

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20-Minute Peking Duck

20-Minute Peking Duck

20-Minute Peking Duck

Ingredients

2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
2 (8-ounce) packages boneless duck breast halves, thawed and skinned
1/3 cup hoisin sauce
1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind
2 tablespoons orange juice
2 teaspoons Sriracha (hot chile sauce, such as Huy Fong)
4 (6-inch) flour tortillas
1/2 cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded, and cut lengthwise into 8 strips
2 green onion tops, cut into thin strips
2 teaspoons sesame seeds

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Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add duck to pan; cook 2 minutes on each side.
  2. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook an additional 3 minutes on each side or until done. Cut duck diagonally across grain into thin slices.
  3. Combine hoisin, orange rind, orange juice, and Sriracha. Heat tortillas according to package directions. Spread about 2 tablespoons hoisin mixture down center of each tortilla.
  4. Top each tortilla with 1/4 of duck, 2 cucumber strips, 1/4 of onions, and 1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds; roll up.

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 filled tortilla).

Nutritional Information: CALORIES 331(29% from fat); FAT 10.8g (sat 2.6g,mono 3.9g,poly 2.6g); PROTEIN 26.6g; CHOLESTEROL 88mg; CALCIUM 36mg; SODIUM 595mg; FIBER 2.4g; IRON 6.7mg; CARBOHYDRATE 30.3g

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Join The Conversation
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
I had duck once and will never again...
emalove emalove 7 years
I do NOT like duck at all.
addictedjudy addictedjudy 7 years
what a way to bastardize the original.
KDwxgirl KDwxgirl 7 years
Can you get duck at a regular grocery store? Is it a lot more expensive than chicken?
Advah Advah 7 years
Oooh the orange makes it sound delicious! I would probably substitute the duck for another meat but I'll def try that one!
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