Slide backgroundSlide thumbnail

COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) UPDATE:

Slide background

SAVE LIVES

>

CONTROL THE VIRUS

>

STAY ALERT

Duck Pancakes with Easy Plum Sauce

0.0/5 rating (0 votes)
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Ready in: 1 hour approx.
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Print:
Duck Pancakes with Easy Plum Sauce
 

Try my delicious duck pancake rolls with a scrumptious plum sauce, a great twist on crispy Peking duck in pancakes.

Ingredients

  • 4 large duck legs, trimmed, knuckle removed, you may need 8 if they are small
  • 2 level tsp table salt
  • 2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp five spice
  • For the Dipping Sauce
  • 8 large ripe plums
  • 2 tbsp plum jam
  • 1 x 10g chicken stock cube
  • 300mls water
  • 5 star anise heads
  • 1 level tsp Chinese five spice
  • 50mls red wine vinegar
  • To Serve
  • ½ large cucumber, sliced into thin sticks
  • 6 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 10 sprigs fresh coriander
  • Chinese pancake wrappers
  • 5 spice

Share This

Follow Phil

Method

  • Pre-heat the oven to 180°C gas 4.
  • Mix the salt, pepper and five spice together well.
  • Rub over the duck legs both sides and leave for couple hours (best overnight)
  • Heat an ovenproof frying pan, with no oil.
  • Pat the legs dry and add to the pan skin side down.
  • Leave to brown for 5-6 minutes, then place in the pre-heated oven.
  • Cook for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile place all the ingredients for the sauce into a saucepan and bring to a simmer and gently cook until the plums are cooked.
  • Once cooked remove the star anise heads and liquidize until you have a very smooth sauce and strain through a fine sieve, cool.
  • Turn the duck legs over and cook for a further 30 minutes, or until cooked, but not overcooked.
  • When cooked remove, cover loosely with foil and rest for 30 minutes’ minimum, an hour is better.

You might also like

Five Spice Sauteed Duck with Blackcurrents

Share This

Follow Phil