Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Poultry)

Spicy Orange Duck Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 6

2 kg


3 tablespoon

500 ml


2 tablespoons



45 ml

15 g

15 g



15 ml

Duck, cut into serving pieces

Small red chili peppers, seeded and sliced


Orange juice

Oranges, juice squeezed, rind of 1 orange cut into julienne strips

Vegetable oil



Nuoc cham sauce

Ginger, peeled and finely chopped

Red chili pepper, seeded and finely chopped



Vegetable oil

Method :
  • Mix marinade ingredients, coat both sides of duck pieces and marinate, preferably overnight.

  • Put some oil in pan, place duck pieces in it with the marinade and cook till golden.

  • Turn pieces and baste. Reduce the heat a little.

  • When duck is almost cooked, sprinkle half the sugar on the pieces. Cook for 15 minutes then turn it again and sprinkle with the rest of the sugar.

  • While sugar is caramelizing, add the orange juice and stir.

  • Remove the pieces duck from the pan and reserve.

  • Peel the whole oranges, divide into segments, and arrange on serving plate.

  • Add the duck. Stir orange sauce until it has the desired thickness, pour it over duck pieces.

  • Decorate with julienne orange rind and extra chili peppers.

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