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Kalderetang Itik
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How to Cook Kalderatang Itik (Duck Caldereta)

The duck used in this recipe is the native duck in the Philippines called "itik" which is brown with black spots and smaller than the big white variety which is called "pato".
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
Course: Duck Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: duck caldereta, kalderetang itik
Servings: 3 servings
Calories: 190kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 kilo duck or itik chopped in to medium sizes
  • 1 small can liver spread
  • 2 tsp. garlic minced
  • 1 medium size onion sliced
  • 1 cup corn oil
  • 1 red chili pepper or siling pula sliced
  • 1 small can tomato sauce
  • 1 chicken bullion cube dissolved in 2 cups hot water
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
  • Salt to taste
  • MSG or granulated seasoning


    How to cook kalderetang itik:

    • Fry the chopped duck until slightly brown in corn oil.
    • After frying set aside. Use the oil for sautéing.
    • Sauté the garlic and onion until medium brown then pour in the 2 cups of dissolved bullions cube.
    • Simmer until the meat is tender. Add water if necessary to avoid drying up.
    • Then add the liver spread and tomato sauce. Then add the chili pepper.
    • If the mixture is cook already, add the bread crumbs, salt and MSG to taste.