12th April 2016

Best Restaurant in Parramatta on The Origins of Peking Duck

One of the most popular Chinese dish in the world is the Peking Duck! Widely loved across the world, not many know its origins. The best restaurant in Parramatta, Parramatta Phoenix, is now going to lay it all out for you.

Peking Duck is a famous duck dish from Beijing that has been prepared since the imperial era. The meat is prized for its thin, crisp skin, with authentic versions of the dish serving mostly the skin and little meat, sliced in front of the diners by the cook. Ducks bred specially for the dish are slaughtered after 65 days and seasoned before being roasted in a closed or hung oven.

The meat is eaten with scallion, cucumber and sweet bean sauce with pancakes rolled around the fillings. Sometimes pickled radish is also inside, and other sauces (like hoisin sauce) can be used.

At the home of the finest Chinese food in Parramatta, rest assured Parramatta Phoenix only use the finest ingredients for our food.

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