Tea Smoked Duck with Candied Kumquats
3 - 5 lb. ducks Marinade:
1 c. soy sauce
1/2 c. orange juice
1 Tbs. chopped garlic
1 Tbs. chopped ginger
1/2 c. sherry For Candied Kumquats:
1 lb. fresh kumquats
2 c. sugar
4 c. water
1 Tbs. fresh ginger
1/2 c. rum
1 c. rice
1 c. sugar
1 c. black tea
Remove the leg, thigh, wing and breast from the carcass. Cut off wing tips.
Marinate in: soy sauce, orange juice, chopped garlic, chopped ginger, and sherry for at least 1 hr.
Place smoking mixture in foil "boat" in smoker's wood box. Smoke-cook duck at 225°F for 2 hours. Serve on bed of Basmati rice with the candied kumquats.
Yield: 6 servings
Recommended wood: Apple or Hickory Wood
Candied Kumquats Simmer kumquats, sugar, water, fresh ginger, and rum, for 2 hours.