Duck salad

Duck salad

This duck salad recipe by Tong Chee Hwee offers a wonderful variety of colours, textures and flavours in one plate.
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  1. Step 1

    Begin by preparing the duck sauce. Combine all of the sauce ingredients together in a large pan, stir well and bring to the boil. Carefully add the duck to the pan and bring the liquid back up to the boil, then reduce the heat and leave the duck to simmer gently for one hour. Remove the pan from the heat and leave the duck in the sauce overnight to marinate
  2. Step 2

    Preheat a deep fat fryer to 190°c. Meanwhile drain the duck and remove the meat from the bone, cutting the meat into bite size pieces. Prepare the crispy batter by combining all the ingredients in a large bowl and mixing well, then coat the duck pieces evenly in the batter. Deep fry the coated duck until golden brown and crispy
  3. Step 3

    To make the salad dressing combine the plum sauce, hoi sin sauce, soy sauce, vinegar and syrup in a small bowl and mix well. Set aside until required
  4. Step 4

    To serve, arrange the crispy duck on the plate. In a separate bowl mix together the pomelo and grapefruit segments with the salad leaves, pine nuts, chilli, shallot and olive oil and dress with the sauce. Arrange the dressed salad around the duck and serve immediately