BEBEK BETUTU/BALINESE AROMATIC DUCK

BEBEK BETUTU/BALINESE AROMATIC DUCK

Serves: 4 people

Preparation time: 2 hours

 

Ingredients:

1 whole duck (approx. 2.2 kg)

1 jar of Bali In A Jar Rendang Paste

100g of fresh sugarcane stick (split into 4)

4tbs of vegetable oil

500g banana leaf or greasproof paper or foil for wrapping

 

Cooking method:

  1. Dry duck with paper towel and rub thoroughly with the Bali In A Jar Rendang PasteĀ and the vegetable oil. Make sure spices soak into the duck skin.
  2. Put left over spice and sugarcane sticks inside the duck and secure duck opening with bamboo stick.
  3. Wrap duck with several layers of banana leaf (or greaseproof paper/foil) then steam for 50 minutes.
  4. Remove duck from steamer and place in a moderately heated oven (180 degrees) for 30 minutes with wrapping still on.

Serve duck on a large plate – opening up the wrapping to display the duck. Duck should be soft when cutting.