Easy Burmese Recipes

Affordable Burmese recipes with English ingredients
Posted by burmeseasy on Jun - 14 - 2016 under Duck
  • Duck 6 whole legs halved (separate the drum sticks and thighs)
  • Onions 6 large onions quartered
  • Garlic 5 cloves roughly crushed
  • Ginger thumb size roughly crushed
  • Turmeric half a teaspoon
  • Vinegar a dessert spoon
  • Salt a teaspoon
  • Whole pepper corns 10
  • Very dark soy sauce 2 dessert spoons
  • Stock one dessert spoon of knorr concentrated
  • New potatoes 8 peeled
  • Shallots 3 large (cut in halves) or 6 small ones
  • Cuisine: Cooking time: 90 mins Serving: 6 people


    Marinate Duck with some salt, turmeric, vinegar and stock.
    Preheat the oven to 160c.


    In a very hot pan, brown the duck. Add garlic and ginger. Make sure the meat is golden before adding onions and some water. Stir and simmer for 5 mins or so. Add pepper corns and soy sauce. Stir, cover and cook in the oven for 60 mins.

    Add potatoes and shallots and 20 more minutes in the oven. Reduce if necessary.

    Author’s Note:-

    Gressingham duck legs (3 packs for £10) from Ocado were used in this recipe. It is not required to use any oil as the duck will give out enough fat to keep the meat moist.

    For soy sauce:-


    Best served with Apple Salad (coming soon)


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