Pan fried duck with sweet and sour sauce Recipe

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serves:

2

Cost:

not

Total Time:

00:00

Prep:

00:00

Cooking:

00:00

This traditional oriental recipe is easy to whip up at home, and perfect as a romantic meal for two!

Ingredients

  • 2 duck breast fillets
  • 45ml (3tbsp) sugar
  • 45ml (3tbsp) white wine vinegar
  • 15ml (1tbsp) soy sauce
  • 15ml (1tbsp) tomato ketchup
  • 5ml (1tsp) cornflour
  • 45ml (3tbsp) water

Method

  • Season 2 duck breast fillets with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  • Heat a heavy-based frying pan until medium-hot, then lay the duck breasts, fat side down, in the hot pan.

  • Fry for 3-4 mins until the skin’s crisp and golden, then turn over and fry for a further 6-8 mins until the duck’s cooked to your liking.

  • Remove and cover and keep warm. Mix 45ml (3tbsp) each sugar and white wine vinegar, 15ml (1tbsp) each soy sauce and tomato ketchup, 5ml (1tsp) cornflour and 45ml (3tbsp) water.

  • Drain off nearly all the fat from the frying pan and add the sauce to the pan. Simmer for 3-4 mins until thickened.

  • Slice the duck breasts and serve on steamed green beans and baby sweetcorn. Pour over the sweet and sour sauce.

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