Peking Duck

Peking Duck

Peking Duck is a famous duck dish from Beijing that has been prepared since the imperial era, and is now considered a national dish of China.
The dish is prized for the thin, crisp skin, with authentic versions of the dish serving mostly the skin and little meat, sliced in front of the diners by the cook. Ducks bred specially for the dish are slaughtered after 65 days and seasoned before being roasted in a closed or hung oven. The meat is eaten with pancakes, scallion, and hoisin sauce or sweet bean sauce.

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