Teochew Braised Duck
Servings Prep Time
6-8servings 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
6-8servings 10minutes
Cook Time
  • 1 whole duckrinsed and dried,skin on
  • 1tsp five-spice powderminced
  • 2inches galangalpeeled and sliced
  • 1tbsp rock sugar (powdered)
  • 3cloves garlicchopped
  • 2pcs star anise
  • 1pc cinnamon stick
  • 2tbsp Dark Soy Sauce
  • 2tbsp light soy sauce
For Garnish
  • 4stalks Green Onionsliced thin
  1. Press Saute on the Instant Pot on Less and add powdered rock sugar and 2 tbsp water.
  2. Increase heat to Normal and boil without stirring until medium caramelised. Press Cancel and add 1 cup of water (mixture will spit). Stir over heat until smooth.
  3. Add 5-spice powder, garlic, galangal, soy sauces, star anise and cinnamon. Then place in the whole duck. Add enough water to cover about halfway up the duck pieces.
  4. Press Saute again and bring to simmer for 5 minutes, skimming any scum and access oil that comes to the surface.
  5. Press Cancel and close the lid. Press Poultry and select Pressure Level High. Adjust time to 40 minutes.
  6. Once done, natural release pressure and take out the duck from the Instant Pot.
  7. Serve the duck with rice and enjoy!