Warm Salad of Duck with Sesame and Ginger

“Preserved stem ginger is one of my favourite ingredients and is very tasty combined with the sesame flavour. The duck can be replaced with an equivalent amount of chicken, beef or even pigeon breast.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. with a sharp knife, make slashes in the duck skin 1/8 inch apart.
  2. Heat 1 TBS of the vegetable oil in a frypan, then fry the duck breasts, skin side down for 3 minutes or until the skin is crispy and alot of the fat has been rendered.
  3. Pour off the fat and discard or save for making roast potatoes.
  4. Turn the duck breasts over and fry for a further 3 minutes until the other side is well browned.
  5. Remove from the pan and slice thinly.
  6. Add the sesame seeds to the pan and allow to brown slightly.
  7. Add the stem ginger and syrup, sesame oil, the remaining vegetable oil and lime juice.
  8. Whisk well and season to taste.
  9. Add the ducks and plums to the dressing and heat through.
  10. Toss the warm ingredients with the salad leaves.

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