Summer Recipe: Shredded Duck & Watercress Salad - Slimming Solutions

Summer Recipe: Shredded Duck & Watercress Salad

shredded duck and watercress salad

This delicious Summer Recipe is for those who fancy something new. This recipe is a light salad with a tasty, chinese inspired kick to it!


  • x2 Duck breasts
  • Small handful of spring onions- chopped
  • 6 tbsp soy sauce
  • 100g watercress- chopped
  • 100g radishes- diced into small chunks
  • 100g mixed salad leaves
  • 2 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 tbsp five-spice powder


  • Firstly, heat the oven to 200C/180C fan
  • Rub the chicken breast in the five- spice powder
  • Pour 5 tbsp of soy sauce into a small roasting tin
  • Place the duck on top of the sauce and cover with foil
  • Cook for 30 minutes in the oven
  • Once this time is up, remove the foil from the duck
  • Put the duck under the grill and cook until the skin is crisp
  • Remove/strain the liquid through a sieve
  • Let the duck cool, until you can shred it
  • Meanwhile, grab a large mixing bowl and gradually add the salad
  • First add the mixed salad leaves and the chopped radish
  • Also add in the spring onion and watercress, mixing together as you do so
  • Gradually mix in the shredded duck
  • For the salad dressing, mix together: 1 tbsp of soy sauce, 2 tbsp hoisin sauce and 2 tbsp of boiling hot water
  • Drizzle the dressing over the salad and mix well


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