Here’s a duck salad recipe perfect for special occasions and with Valentines Day around the corner, go for it!
2 Gressingham duck legs
1 carrot, peeled and grated
100g mooli, peeled and grated (optional)
1 red chilli, deseeded and sliced finely
1 bunch spring onions, sliced
150g Rachel’s Greek Style ginger yogurt
1 tbsp Hoisin sauce
1 tbsp Soy sauce Sesame seeds
Please note: Mooli is an Asian giant white radish
Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins
1.Heat oven to 200C/Fan 180C/Gas Mark 6. Score the skin of the duck legs and season. Heat a non-stick frying pan over a high heat, add the duck, skin-side down, and cook for 4 mins or until the skin is crisp. Turn over and quickly brown the underside, then transfer to a baking tray and place in the oven for 10 – 15 minutes.
2.Remove the duck legs from the baking tray and allow to rest, use kitchen paper to absorb excess oil.
3.Slice the duck into strips or shred from the bones.
4.Add the salad ingredients into a large bowl, mix all the dressing ingredients together and toss the two together.
5.Transfer the salad to a serving platter and add the duck pieces.
6.Drizzle over the dressing and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
I love duck so can never have enough duck recipes but I have to admit I have never had it in a salad before. It turns out there are other duck salad recipes out there including one with the gorgeous addition of cherries.
Will you be trying this duck salad recipe?