Just Cooking
roastduck-bannerpng

How to make exotically delicious roast duck ramen

Nobody prepares duck quite like the Chinese.

Treat yourself and your guests to something exotic and delicious!

Ingredients

Duck:

  • 2 Duck breast fillets, skin slashed

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

  • Salt

Broth:

  • 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

Toppings:

  • 4 Boiled eggs

  • ½ Cup (125 ml) bean sprouts

  • Handful fresh coriander

  • 4 Spring onions, sliced

  • Sliced chilli

Method:

  • 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)

Read More
How to make roast potatoes with hot smoked salmon (there’s nothing better!)

How to make roast potatoes with hot smoked salmon (there’s nothing better!)

WARNING! This may just be the most irresistible appetiser ever; they may not want the main dish…

How to make your own (far tastier than shop-bought!) soy dipping sauce

How to make your own (far tastier than shop-bought!) soy dipping sauce

It’s a must with Asian food, and it can spice up the blandest of dishes. Don’t buy it; make it! It’s tasty, very quick and easy.

A yummy chicken balls recipe that is as simple as it is delicious

A yummy chicken balls recipe that is as simple as it is delicious

Going on a picnic and need something quick that everyone will love? Try these!

How to make tasty smoky lamb balls

How to make tasty smoky lamb balls

South Africans eat on average 3.1kg of lamb/year - we're the 10th biggest lamb eaters on Earth. I.e. they’re going to love these!

How to make fresh, saucy linguine (thin, flat pasta) like an Italian

How to make fresh, saucy linguine (thin, flat pasta) like an Italian

Italian cuisine – like their sports cars – is Bellissimo! Here’s how to make linguine that softly melts on your tongue!

Wanna impress, but have no time? How to make a delicious whole-wheat pasta salad

Wanna impress, but have no time? How to make a delicious whole-wheat pasta salad

You don't need much time, money or experience to make this mouth-watering dish.

Popular articles
Cape Town's flexi work hours an 'absolute hit'

Cape Town's flexi work hours an 'absolute hit'

Tax advisory company Grant Thornton has extended remote working and flexible staff hours since the City's announcement.

Read Spur CEO Pierre van Tonder's open letter to Solidarity's Dirk Hermann

Read Spur CEO Pierre van Tonder's open letter to Solidarity's Dirk Hermann

"Dear Dirk, I refer to your open letter published on Maroela Media on 23 May in which you make some contentious statements..."

Trade union Solidarity sets the record straight on Spur 'boycott'

Trade union Solidarity sets the record straight on Spur 'boycott'

Spur boss puzzled by union support of the boycott, but Solidarity's Dirk Hermann clarifies letter was in his personal capacity.

Grade 6 pupil falls to his death at Edgemead Primary

Grade 6 pupil falls to his death at Edgemead Primary

MEC for Education at Western Cape says an investigation will be launched into the school tragedy.

Another damning State Capture report, this time by academics

Another damning State Capture report, this time by academics

Stephen Grootes says this report looks into how state capture came about going back to 2009 with the arrival of the Guptas.

Buy Bitcoin, get rich? Here’s whether you’re missing out on a goldmine…

Buy Bitcoin, get rich? Here’s whether you’re missing out on a goldmine…

The Money Show Bruce Whitfield interviews famed tech commentator Simon Dingle.