A pekin duck is a breed of duck that is also known as a Long Island Duck. The peking duck dish is an iconic dish in Beijing, China, in which a pekin duck is typically used.
This dish consists of thin pieces of tender, roasted duck meat and crispy skin wrapped in a thick crepe along with cucumber. The dish is also made better by the use of spices and finishing touches like sliced spring onions and hoisin sauce.
Peking duck keeps its majestic connotations because of its specific and long preparation.
About Peking Duck Recipe
The peking duck dish has an enticing blend of sweet, crispy skin, and roasted meat. The Chinese people, when you visit China, have two famous things to suggest for tourists to do— climb the Great Wall of China and eat a peking duck.
The origin of the peking duck dates back to Ming Dynasty which was about 600 years ago. Another meticulous step in preparing the Peking Duck in modern times is to pump air into the duck so as to separate the skin from the fat.
The peking duck is always served in thin, well-cut slices. You can consume it with light pancakes, sliced cucumbers, and other sauces and seasoning.
In the recent years, the Peking Duck recipe has moved beyond its origin. It has gained popularity beyond the China. It is also cooked in hotels and homes around the world during Chinese New Year celebrations.
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