Traditions are mixed in our household which tend to work hand-in-hand. In my family we celebrate on Christmas eve and hubby’s family celebrates on the day itself. I prepared a lovely roasted duck, grilled sausages, and garlic fried rice.
After cleaning the whole day in preparation for the weekend’s festivities, I was caught up with excitement that the days passed by so quickly with lots of eating and heavy drinking.
What’s in it:
- Olive oil
- Chicken broth
Garlic Fried Rice
- Sesame oil
It took an hour too roast the duck which is the most work out of this entire meal. Start with seasoning the duck with salt, pepper and olive oil. Surround the duck with herbs and crushed garlic and stuff it with herbs as well for the the aroma that makes your mouth water.
Use the broth for basting to avoid the duck from getting dry and then applying butter to get that crisp and shiny skin. I checked and basted every 15 minutes at 200C. It would be easier to roast poultry when you have a thermometer. I learn’t that after my arms got sore from lifting that delicious bird 😅
The rest was easy to make towards the end since we have a rice cooker that I merely had to fry it in the wok until the fragrance of garlic was imminent. Using the grill pan, I grilled the sausages.
I hope you guys had a wonderful Christmas. Looking forward to the new year. Time to get started on my resolution list. Starting with blogging more regularly 😜