Roast Duck with a Mexican Sauce of Sesame and Chilies

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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1992

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Again, the taste theme of sweet, hot, and tart, but in another language.


  • 2 ducks, about 5 pounds each, neck, wing tips, and excess fat removed



Preheat the oven to 500 degrees.

Prick the ducks all over with a fork. Mix together all the ingredients for the spice paste and rub over the outsides and into the cavities of the ducks. Place the ducks on a rack in a shallow roasting pan and