a roasted duck prized for its crisp skin, prepared by forcing air between skin and meat, brushing with sugar water, and hanging up to dry before final cooking.
- Also called Beijing duck.
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How to use Peking duck in a sentence
We love cold sesame noodles, and Peking duck, burritos and fajitas—even fish tacos are now a comfort food.
Peking duck transports me back to Hong Kong every time I make it, eat it, or smell it.
My first memories of Peking duck are at age 14 when I washed woks at a Peking duck restaurant in my hometown of Hong Kong.