All posts tagged: 潮州卤鸭

Recipe: Teochew Braised Duck/Lor Ark (潮州卤鸭)

I always thought that since I am a Teochew, I should be proud of and able to cook some of the traditional Teochew dishes. And one of them is of course the Braised Duck. I remembered when we were young, my mum used to cook this dish on special occasions. Without fail, she will also make the Teochew Png Kueh/Teochew Glutinous Rice Dumpling (潮州饭粿/潮州红桃粄) and we will also be able to enjoy this treat the following day, when these kuehs are fried and then served with the braised duck sauce. Those times ducks came with loads of feathers on them and my mum will soak the duck in a pot of water then assign one of us to pluck the feathers before she can braise that duckie. Mind you, we had to work hard before we can enjoy the fruits of our labour! Nowadays, it is so much easier for us to braise a duck as most of the feathers are removed and you can buy decently clean ducks either in the wet markets or …