Duck in Red Chili Sauce Recipe

Duck in Red Chili Sauce Recipe

(Itik Masak Merah)

Ingredients :

1 young duck

1 piece asam gelugur, soaked in 450 cc water

1 tablespoon salt

3 tablespoons cooking oil

6 shallots, sliced

3 cloves garlic, sliced

1 stalk lemon grass, bruised (white part only)

2 star anise

2 green cardamoms

1 liter coconut milk

6 curry leaves


Spice (ground)

15 red chilies

1 1/2 tablespoons cilantro

1 teaspoon cumin, roasted

2 cloves, roasted

4 candlenuts, roasted

2 cm cinnamon stick

2 teaspoons white poppy seeds

2 teaspoons turmeric, chopped

2 teaspoons fresh ginger, chopped

5 shallots

2 cloves garlic

1 teaspoon salt


Method :

Clean the duck and pat dry with paper towels. Cut into 8 pieces and rub with asam gelugur water and salt. Set aside for 15 minutes. Then mix well with ground spices. Heat a wok with oil and saute the shallots and garlic until golden brown. Add the spiced duck, lemon grass, cardamoms, star anise, and cook until the juices from the duck have evaporated. Pour  in the coconut milk and add the curry leaves. Continue to cook until the duck is tender and the gravy has thickened. Serve hot with steamed white rice.


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