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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Peking Duck @ Ming Restaurant, Sabah Hotel, Sandakan

I had dinner with a bunch of my old buddies, some I have known since the kindergarten days.  For a table of 5 adults and 2 kids, we ordered peking duck set, yes, all duck dishes. Hahaha...

Peking Duck, or Peking Roast Duck is a famous duck dish from Beijing that has been prepared since the imperial era, and is now considered one of China's national foods.

The dish is prized for the thin, crispy 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, spring onions, and hoisin sauce or sweet bean sauce. Source

The pancakes as wrappers

The crispy duck skin


Roll everything together with a spread of hoisin sauce.  Yummilicious.. but why no lettuce geh?

What was to be done with the rest of the duck?

The roasted duck dish

Duck porridge

Salted vege duck soup - the duck bones went into boiling the soup.. no wastage!

And taugeh stir fried with deboned duck meat 

I did not take my boy along as he had other plans with his cousins.  My brother and sister in-law took them for a KFC treat after the cousin's tuition class was over.  I had a swell time chatting and catching up with fellow buddies all night long without the boy. LOL.. 

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Blogger reanaclaire said...

Kids normally will opt for fast food than these asian dishes.. as for me, i fast fast will choose chinese food over anything else! these dishes look so scrumptious!

April 19, 2011 at 3:31 PM  
Blogger Merryn said...

ahhh.. nice to occasionally have some ME time :)

April 19, 2011 at 6:12 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nice hotel. Gave a talk there to Sandakan SPM students on English once...and we had lunch at the restaurant. Nice food.

April 19, 2011 at 7:23 PM  
Blogger Yvonne said...

Man, the duck dishes look so heavenly! I'm not a duck lover but Peking duck wrapped in pancakes is tempting!

April 20, 2011 at 9:14 AM  
Blogger Hayley said...

Wah, the porridge is interesting!!

April 20, 2011 at 3:38 PM  
Blogger Nisha said...

wow beautiful its restaurant and It looks so delicious. amazing this post i like it . thanks for nice sharing

April 20, 2011 at 5:35 PM  
Blogger Small Kucing said...

Ya...i love ducks

April 20, 2011 at 11:46 PM  
Blogger Sheoh Yan said...

The peking duck is so delicious.

April 21, 2011 at 11:01 AM  
Blogger mNhL said...

i love Peking duck..... and all duck dishes.

April 21, 2011 at 2:25 PM  
Blogger Alice Law said...

Wow at the duck dishes, looks great!(I don't eat duck though):)

April 22, 2011 at 10:43 AM  
Blogger Caroline Ng May Ling said...

I love the peking duck! :D

April 22, 2011 at 11:41 AM  
Blogger Mom's The Cook said...

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April 22, 2011 at 4:20 PM  
Blogger Mommy to Chumsy said...

oh my tummy is growling now. i love peking duck!

April 22, 2011 at 4:30 PM  

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