Szechuan cuisine is known for its spicy dishes. For more heat, add some extra chili sauce. Serve with snow peas and vegetable fried rice.


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4 servings (serving size: about 5 ounces duck, 1 tablespoon sauce, and 1 1/2 teaspoons cilantro)


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  • Prepare grill; set to medium heat.

  • Combine first 5 ingredients in large zip-top plastic bag. Seal bag; marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes, turning occasionally.

  • Remove duck from bag, reserving marinade. Sprinkle meat side of breasts with spice powder; place breasts on grill rack, skin side up. Cook 8 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness; remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes.

  • Combine reserved marinade and broth in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook until reduced to 1/4 cup (about 4 minutes).

  • Carefully remove skin from breasts; cut each breast in half. Cut each breast half into 1/2-inch-thick slices; arrange duck onto each plate. Spoon sauce over duck; sprinkle with cilantro, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

248 calories; calories from fat 26%; fat 7.2g; saturated fat 1.3g; mono fat 2.7g; poly fat 2g; protein 41.9g; carbohydrates 1.5g; fiber 0.1g; cholesterol 213mg; iron 7.2mg; sodium 532mg; calcium 21mg.