Roasted Peking duck, with a rich mahogany color and perfectly crisped skin, is considered a national dish of China. This grill roasted Peking duck recipe contains the steps necessary to replicate this classic dish at home. The result is perfectly crisped skin and mouthwateringly juicy and flavorful meat.
This recipe takes duck confit to new heights by using the sous vide method for moistness and tenderness along with the grill for smokiness. Here, meaty duck legs are slow cooked in duck fat until fall apart tender before being finished on the grill until it is kissed with smoke and the skin is perfectly crisp.
The breasts are the best meat on the duck, and they should be treated like red meat, cooked medium rare to medium, with crispy skin. With this recipe for grilled duck breasts and a complementary dark, rich, cherry port wine sauce, you'll always get it right.
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