How They Make Peking Duck So Crispy and Tender

Video 01:56 How They Make Peking Duck So Crispy and Tender

Peking duck is one of the world’s most complex foods — both in terms of its preparation as well as its flavor. Chinese chefs have perfected a method for rendering duck skin shatteringly crisp and duck meat ethereally tender. And in addition to the thorough cooking process, the dish itself has a pretty extensive history, too (

It is said that the sign of a good chef is when her or his duck yields 100 pieces of perfectly crisp skin. Here, meat expert Nick Solares narrates this 11-step process from a signature dry aging to vertical roasting. Special thanks to the Chef and the Buddakan team.

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