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How to Cook Pato Binondo (Chinese-Style Braised Duck)

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time2 hours
Total Time2 hours 10 minutes
Course: Duck Recipe
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: pato binondo
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Manny


  • 1 duck dressed
  • 2 stalks leeks
  • 2 big onions
  • 3 medium potatoes peeled
  • 3 pieces ginger sliced
  • 4 black mushrooms soaked in water with stemsĀ removed
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice wine
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar


    How to cook pato binondo:

    • Rinse duck and dry. Bend leeks and insert into duck cavity.
    • Stuff in also 1 whole onion and 1 piece ginger.
    • Put duck in a bowl and add the rest of the ingredients. Let it marinate forĀ 10 minutes.
    • Drain duck and save marinade. In a large casserole, heat cooking oil, about 1 cup and brown duck.
    • Remove excess oil leaving about 1/4 cup.
    • Return duck to casserole. Add marinade and 1 cup water.
    • Simmer over low fire till tender about 2 hours, turning duck once.
    • Toward the end of cooking turn up the heat to thicken sauce.
    • Slice and serve with steamed rice.