Steamed Duck with Shiitakes and Black Beans

Preparation info
  • Makes 1 whole duck and 5 cups 1.25 l ) soup when using broth, 2 cups 500 ml ) soup when using water;


    main-course servings
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Soup: A Way of Life

By Barbara Kafka

Published 1998

  • About

My dear Barbara Tropp brought me a clever Chinese device, three-pronged tongs that open and close with a sort of plunger. It makes it possible to remove the dish in which the duck steams from the pot without spilling the liquid or burning one’s hands. If one of these is unavailable, use a larger pot, making sure that there is enough room to get in to remove the pie plate on which the duck steams, and add an ex