Online Cooking Class - Homemade Peking Duck

Learn the secrets to preparing traditional Peking duck at home with Chef Li

In this online cooking class, Chef Li will guide you as you learn how to make restaurant-quality Peking duck in your own kitchen. Discover how to build the signature flavors and achieve the thin and crispy skin of this iconic dish. The chef will also teach you how to use these skills to make Peking duck pancakes from scratch, which you will enjoy alongside broccoli in a savory garlic sauce.

  • Cooking class is fully interactive.
  • Chef accompanies you throughout the entire process.
  • Ask as many questions as you want!
  • Recipes Recipe links are sent in your booking confirmation.
  • Ingredients Ingredients can be adapted for dietary restrictions or lack of availability and can be delivered by your preferred local grocer with the link below.
  • Technology Connect with the chef using Zoom on your computer, tablet or mobile device.
  • Class Participation Chime in with questions through audio or chat. Use of video is optional.
  • Class Size
    Public class sizes are between 4 to 20 connections to provide an opportunity for all guests to participate and ask questions. Private classes can accommodate up to 498 guests.
  • Event Duration 2 hours
  • Prep Time 60 minutes
  • Labels Asian, Beginner, Chinese, Couples, Group


Whole duck, about 4-5 lbs
Maltose, find it in Chinese/Asian shops or on Amazon. Can also substitute with honey.
White rice vinegar (optional)
Chinese five-spice powder
Black peppercorn powder (optional)
Chinese cooking wine
Sweet bean paste
White sugar
Sesame oil
Green onions
English cucumber or mini cucumbers
Corn starch
Chicken stock
All-purpose flour
Cooking oil

Kitchen Equipment

Roast pan with rack OR a baking tray and baking cooling rack
Pastry brush
Steam pot and steam basket
Parchment paper
Chinese wok or big frying pan and spatula
Small frying pan/sauce pan
Water kettle
Mixing bowl
Rolling pin
Aluminum foil

Prep Work Details

Tighten the duck skin and air dry the duck in the fridge overnight. Details can be found in the recipe.

Reviews guests left for this experience



01 Oct 2023

Chef is very nice and answers all your questions but the class is boring as most of it is just waiting for the duck to cook. Maybe a more complex few side dishes could be made to pass the time…



12 Mar 2023

This was my fourth class with Chef Li. Another great experience with this amazing chef as she provided detailed instructions on how to make Peking Duck. I highly recommend Chef Li !



11 Mar 2023

My lesson with Chef Li was delightful. She was so pleasant and provided a ton of great tips. Will definitely take another!

Local Grocer Delivery Available!

$ 39 Per person

2-hour class hosted on Zoom. Tax included.

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With a solid background in the culinary industry, Chef Li's cooking expertise has taken her around the world. While previously living in Singapore, Chef Li led private and corporate events as a culinary instructor. Now, back in the U.S., she looks forward to sharing her authentic, international cooking styles and techniques. Chef Li prides herself on her ability to make Chinese and Southeast Asian cuisine simple and fun to cook!

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Cancellation Policy

Flexible booking: Cancel or reschedule this event's reservation for free up to 48 hours before the event.
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