Sumatran Duck with Green Chillies

Gulai Itik

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By Sri Owen

Published 1994

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Most domesticated ducks in Indonesia fall into two types: in Java, one is called bebek and the other entok. However, people in Sumatra and Kalimantan and some of the smaller islands use the same name for both, which is itik. Not everybody likes duck, because they consider that these birds have a strong smell, particularly the entok. There are several grandmother s recipes for getting rid of this. Using a lot of garlic is one method, or soaking the birds in salted water, or covering the cut-