Braised Duck with Chestnuts


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Ken Hom's Hot Wok

Ken Hom's Hot Wok

By Ken Hom

Published 1996

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Chestnuts have been discovered in tombs dating back to the earliest part of China’s recorded history, and are still used fresh and dried in China, as well as in Japan. In China, they are mainly used with braised dishes. Dried chestnuts can be found already peeled in Chinese grocers or supermarkets. They are delicious and actually easier to use than the fresh ones. Soak them overnight, then simmer them for an hour before using them.

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