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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
Smoking Mixture:
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.