• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 50 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Description

Home cook Suriaty Embong classic Terengganu recipe which is passed down to her grandson Amin.

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Recipe Ingredient

  • For the duck:
  • 1/2 duck
  • 3 tbsp wheat flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • For the kerutuk:
  • 3 cups coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp blended red onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, blended
  • 2.5cm ginger, blended
  • 3 lemongrass, blended
  • 5 tsp chilli paste
  • 4cm belacan
  • salt to taste
  • 4cm gula Melaka
  • 2 tbsp tamarind juice
  • 4 duck eggs, boiled
  • 3 red chillies, for garnishing


    To prepare the duck:
  1. Put water in a pot and add wheat flour. Soak duck in the water for 15 to 30 minutes to get rid of the smell. Rinse with clean water and coat duck in turmeric powder.
  2. Dry duck over open flame until there are no fine hairs on the duck and it is completely dry. Then marinate duck with salt.
  3. To prepare the kerutuk:
  4. In a pot, add coconut milk, blended onions, garlic, ginger, lemongrass, chilli paste and belacan. Stir to combine, then add salt, gula Melaka and tamarind juice.
  5. Cook mixture till boiling, then add duck and boiled eggs and cook until the mixture thickens and the oil separates. Garnish with chilli.

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1 thought on “Kerutuk Itik”

  1. June Annette - June 4, 2019 at 10:36 pm

    The Kerutut Itik looks so sedaplicious.
    M surely gonna try cooking it.
    Thanks for sharing


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