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Nanning Lemon Duck

Last updated by david at 12/16/2016

Sour and spicy, the favor is heavy at the first chaw but you can't stop your chopsticks at the second chaw. The duck is scrip and delicious, neither soft nor oily, but with a special smell of lemon. The sour and spicy favor of lemon duck is not only because of the lemon but also because of sour chili, sour garlic, sour ginger added in the frying and preserved lemon and perilla added just before it is ready. The preserved lemon not the fresh lemon is helpful to clear away the smell of fish and make the duck soft as well as fresh.

Nanning Lemon duck

Nanning Lemon duck

Lemon duck is an excellent dish that you can’t miss while traveling to Nanning. The duck enjoys a peculiar flavor, which tastes sour, hot and a little bit sweet. Cooking lemon duck needs selected materials, including the authentic cavings-feeding duck with the weight of about 1.5 kilograms or Peking duck. The ingredients include chopped pickled sour lemons, sour plums, sour Chinese bulbous onion, sour hot pepper, fermented bean curd, caraway, white sugar, yellow wine and fresh ginger. Due to these peculiar ingredients, the lemon duck tastes refreshing, tasty but not greasy, which is a superexcellent appetizer.