Thursday, July 15, 2010

Crispy Duck And Rice Noodles In A Daikon And Wakame Broth 鴨片蘿蔔銀絲粉湯



I have been eating on my own for the last few days and nothing beats simple noodle dishes when it comes to cooking for one. Good news for duck lovers as I will be using duck for my next few posts and I will try to make the dishes as exciting as possible of course. This is just a rough idea of what one can do by using very simple ingredients so feel free to tweet it to suit your taste. Can one eat very well without spending a fortune? Absolutely!



recipe per serve
you'll need;
2 pieces of rice vermicelli 
1 duck breast*
2 cups of stock
6" piece of Chinese radish/daikon, sliced
a small handful of wakame seaweed
1 spring onion, chopped
dash of rice wine
dash of soy
dash of white pepper
dash of sesame oil
* marinate duck breast with some hoisin sauce, soy and five spice powder. Wipe off marinade before cooking. If using shop bought roast duck, place a few pieces of bones in the broth for extra flavour.



Pan fry duck skin side down for 2 minutes then another minute on the other side. Drain off fat and place in the preheated oven at 180C for a further 6 to 7 minutes. Rest before slicing.



Heat stock, add wakame seaweed, cooking wine and sliced Chinese radish. Simmer til radish is tender, season with a little soy, white pepper and grated ginger.



Cook noodles and drain well.



Ladle the broth over the warm noodles.



Top with sliced duck and chopped spring onions and drizzle with a little sesame oil. I actually really enjoyed this very clean tasting dish without any kind of chili sauce or condiments on the side for once.

23 comments:

  1. I really must try harder when I cook for myself next! Looks delicious!

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  2. That looks delicious and very wholesome. I love duck so I will be looking forward to your other duck dishes!

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  3. Perfect for these cold wintery nights. Guess what? We are going to have char siu noodles tonight. Char siu is done and my kitchen smells amazing now!

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  4. Yummy bowl of filling dish..

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  5. 一個人吃也那麼豐富呀! 佩服佩服!

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  6. You eat well! I'm normally too lazy to cook for just myself.

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  7. Great bowl of noodles as always. Can't help but feel though that fresh egg noodles or perhaps some ho fun would go better with duck.

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  8. Oh yummy. We love duck here at Larches, although it's gone very expensive all of a sudden. 2 x Gressingham duck breasts are almost £10! I must source a cheaper alternative.

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  9. Lovely meal as usual. Love the combination!

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  10. darren ,
    Thank you! One doesn't need to try very hard at all :)

    Tricia,
    Thank you! I am glad to hear that!

    love to eat ,
    Indeed! I am so please to hear that! I love the smell too!

    Priya ,
    Thank you very much!

    大肥 ,
    謝謝! 很普通的一碗粉湯而以。

    pigpigscorner,
    Thank you! I have to use up the food in the fridge and having a blog make it a lot easier to eat better lol

    Mr Noodles ,
    Thank you! This type of rice vermicelli is often paired with duck and one of the 4 dishes is with hor fun :)

    Lou ,
    Oh that is very expensive indeed! You must keep some ducklings too.

    rosa,
    Thank you very much!

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  11. This looks and sounds delicious and tempting!
    Loving your great recipes and pics! The #1 is such an art-istic picture!!
    Big hugs!
    B xx

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  12. That duck looks like it is cooked to prefection!

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  13. Coooked beautifully! I love the siimplicity in this - as it is a hot summer in MN, simple but fresh and delicious works best! I will go anywhere for those noodles.

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  14. I like this noodle soup and you are so lucky to be eating so my duck for the next few days :)

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  15. That's a nice and wholesome meal, absolutely to my liking!

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  16. I love noodles and I'm fond of duck so your dish is just perfect for me. It looks wonderful. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  17. I shouldn't come at this hour. You're making me hungry again by looking at this delicious noodle soup.

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  18. I am not a duck lover but I bet this dish tasted really good! my boys would love it!

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  19. Betty ,
    Thank you very much! I am glad you think so :) xxx

    penny ,
    Thank you very much!

    Claudia ,
    Thank you! It is equally great on a cold winter night too.

    shanshan,
    Haha I am loving it!

    Cheah ,
    Thank you very much!

    Mary ,
    Thank you! Do try it soon.

    Anncoo ,
    Haha Thank you! :)

    Jeannie ,
    Thank you! At least someone know their duck in the family lol

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  20. Yum... I really wouldn't mind this bowl of goodness now!

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  21. Harriet from CarltonJuly 16, 2010 at 3:08 PM

    I haven't been online for a while and I realised I have so much catching up to do with your blog. This looks delicious and I am looking forward to the rest of your post with duck :)

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  22. Hey buddy this looks great! Why are you eating alone? You should come and eat with us! More eggs to be collected too.

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  23. That looks delicious. I love duck.

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