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Confit Duck Salad – Chef Koj

…with pickled rhubarb, red currants, pine nuts, duck crackling and duck dressing Courtesy of Chef Andrew Kojima, MasterChef UK Finalist INGREDIENTS For the duck legs 2 Gressingham duck legs 1 teaspoon (5 ml) sea salt 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) black pepper 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) coriander seeds 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) smoked paprika 1 sprig thyme1 bay leaf 1 pod star anise 1 tablespoon (15 ml) pomace oil For the duck skin crackling Duck skins, reserved from the cooked duck legs For the duck dressing Cooking juices, reserved from the cooked duck legs 1/2 to 1 tablespoon (7.5 to 15 … Read More

Seared Duck Breast – Chef Koj

… with Red Wine Soya Reduction and Gai Lan Courtesy of Chef Andrew Kojima (citation) Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 4 (8 ounce/250 g each) duck breasts 2 tablespoons (28 g) chopped shallots 2 tablespoons (30 ml) red wine 2 stalks gai lan (Chinese broccoli) For the duck marinade 2 pods star anise 2 sticks cinnamon 2 coins fresh ginger, minced 2 spring (green) onions 4 cloves garlic, peeled and mashed 4 pieces tong kwai herb (available at Asian markets and online) 1 teaspoon (5 ml) salt 1 teaspoon (5 ml) sugar For the soya reduction base 5 ounces (150 ml) light … Read More