Shanghai Duck

1 duck
1 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons Sauterne or Sherry
¼ cup sugar
1 teaspoon ginger
Pinch each of anise, cloves
4 green onions, cut into thirds

Wash ducks; pat dry inside and out. Place breast side down in a small baking pan. Mix remaining ingredients in bowl. Pour over duck. Bake, covered, at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. Turn breast side up. Bake, covered, for 25 minutes. Increase temperature to 400 degrees. Bake, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Remove duck. Skim gravy and remove green onions. Serve with rice.