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Crispy Duck with Five Spice and Honey

Amanda Wren-Grimwood
A quick easy way to get crispy duck, flavoured with five spice, honey and soy sauce.
4.5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 2
Calories 502 kcal


  • 2 duck breasts
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 3 tbsp sweet soy sauce
  • 3 tsp five spice powder


  • Score the duck and massage in the five spice powder.
  • Place skin side down in a frying pan over a medium heat for about 5 minutes until crispy.
  • Combine the honey and soy and brush over the skin before placing in the oven at 180C/350F/ Gas 5 for 15 minutes.
  • Let the duck rest for about 5 minutes, covered loosely with foil. and skim off fat from tray. Mix juices with remaining honey and soy.
  • Skim the fat from the roasting dish and combine the juices with the remaining honey and soy and heat through.
  • Slice duck thinly and pour over the sauce.


The nutritional information provided is approximate and is calculated using online tools. Information can vary depending on various factors, but we have endeavoured to be as accurate as possible.


Serving: 0gCalories: 502kcalCarbohydrates: 54gProtein: 46gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 174mgSodium: 617mgPotassium: 709mgFiber: 1gSugar: 46gVitamin A: 138IUVitamin C: 15mgCalcium: 47mgIron: 13mg
Keyword 5 spice, duck, honey
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