Anhui cuisine, also known as Huizhou cuisine, is one of the eight great culinary traditions of China. It is known for its use of wild herbs and game, and its emphasis on slow-cooking techniques. One popular Anhui dish is called “Braised Duck with Bamboo Shoots”. Here’s a recipe for you to try:
- 1 whole duck
- 500g bamboo shoots
- 10g ginger
- 1 green onion
- 50g soy sauce
- 50g rock sugar
- 20g cooking wine
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- 2 cups water
- Clean the duck and cut it into bite-sized pieces.
- Peel and slice the bamboo shoots into thin pieces.
- In a wok or deep pot, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the ginger and green onion and stir-fry until fragrant.
- Add the duck pieces and stir-fry until they are lightly browned.
- Add the soy sauce, rock sugar, cooking wine, and water to the wok. Stir to combine.
- Add the bamboo shoots to the wok and stir everything together.
- Cover the wok and let the mixture simmer over low heat for 2-3 hours, or until the duck is tender and the bamboo shoots are cooked through.
- Serve hot with steamed rice.
Enjoy your Anhui-style Braised Duck with Bamboo Shoots!