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How to make exotically delicious roast duck ramen

21 November 2016 3:00 PM
Treat yourself and your guests to something different – Chinese style!

Nobody prepares duck quite like the Chinese.

Treat yourself and your guests to something exotic and delicious!



  • 2 Duck breast fillets, skin slashed

  • 2 Tsp (10 ml) Chinese 5-spice powder

  • Salt


  • 1.2 Litres chicken stock

  • 2 Whole chillies

  • 5cm Knob grated ginger

  • 2 Fat cloves garlic, crushed

  • 2 Star anise

  • 4 Spring onions, chopped

  • 1 Tbsp (15ml) sesame oil

  • 3-4 Tbsp (45-60ml) soy sauce

  • 300g Egg noodles, cooked


  • 4 Boiled eggs

  • ½ Cup (125 ml) bean sprouts

  • Handful fresh coriander

  • 4 Spring onions, sliced

  • Sliced chilli


  • Rub duck skin with Chinese 5 spice and salt and sear fat-side-down in a smoking hot pan until browned and crisp.

  • Roast at the highest temperature your oven will reach for 5 minutes.

  • Set aside to rest for 5-10 minutes. Slice before serving.

  • Place all broth ingredients, except noodles, in a large pot.

  • Bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.

  • Spoon noodles into a heated bowl.

  • Ladle over broth and top with sliced duck, boiled egg, sprouts, herbs, spring onions and chilli.

(Serves 4)

21 November 2016 3:00 PM

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