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Duck Blood Lahp

How to make Duck Blood Lahp. Warning! contains graphic images, sensitive viewers may choose to look away. There're many photos in this slide show, they may take a moment to load.

  • 1 The Duck's neck is stretched .jpg
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    1 The Duck's neck is stretched .jpg
  • 2 The blood is reserved into a bowl of fish sauce and lemongrass infused water .jpg
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    2 The blood is reserved into a bowl of fish sauce and lemongrass infused water .jpg
  • 3 Hot water for the plucking process .jpg
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    3 Hot water for the plucking process .jpg
  • 4 Many hands make light work .jpg
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    4 Many hands make light work .jpg
  • 5 Jointing the plucked Duck .jpg
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    5 Jointing the plucked Duck .jpg
  • 6 Skilled use of the cleaver .jpg
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    6 Skilled use of the cleaver .jpg
  • 7 Nothing is wasted .jpg
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    7 Nothing is wasted .jpg
  • 8 All the offal is kept .jpg
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    8 All the offal is kept .jpg
  • 9 The bones are cut and kept .jpg
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    9 The bones are cut and kept .jpg
  • 10 The entrails are cleaned .jpg
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    10 The entrails are cleaned .jpg
  • 11 The gizzard and liver, sliced .jpg
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    11 The gizzard and liver, sliced .jpg
  • 12 All the skin and fat is added .jpg
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    12 All the skin and fat is added .jpg
  • 13 Chilli and Lemongrass finely sliced .jpg
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    13 Chilli and Lemongrass finely sliced .jpg
  • 14 All the bony bits are kept .jpg
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    14 All the bony bits are kept .jpg
  • 15 Grinding the herbs and spices .jpg
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    15 Grinding the herbs and spices .jpg
  • 16 The bile from the liver is added to the grilling pieces .jpg
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    16 The bile from the liver is added to the grilling pieces .jpg
  • 17 The offal etc is sauteed .jpg
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    17 The offal etc is sauteed .jpg
  • 18 The ingredients are mixed .jpg
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    18 The ingredients are mixed .jpg
  • 19 Chilli, ahllots, garlic, lemongrass etc .jpg
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    19 Chilli, ahllots, garlic, lemongrass etc .jpg
  • 20 The blood is added .jpg
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    20 The blood is added .jpg
  • 21 Coriander sprinked on top .jpg
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    21 Coriander sprinked on top .jpg
  • 22 Mint leaves .jpg
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    22 Mint leaves .jpg
  • 23 Whole chillies and lemon wedges to garnish .jpg
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    23 Whole chillies and lemon wedges to garnish .jpg
  • 24 The bony bits are made into soup .jpg
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    24 The bony bits are made into soup .jpg
  • 25 Peanuts sprinkled over to serve .jpg
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    25 Peanuts sprinkled over to serve .jpg

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