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19 TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2019 REC IPES OF THE WEEK DUCK IN LETTUCE CUPS serves / prep / cook / 6 50 minutes 20 minutes Peanut oil, to deep-fry, plus 1 tablespoon, extra 50g rice vermicelli noodles 2 (500g) duck breast fillets 1 iceberg lettuce, leaves separated 4 whole black fungus 35g (¼ cup) drained bamboo shoots 50g (¼ cup) drained water chestnuts 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped Thinly sliced green shallot, to serve 3Meanwhile, place the lettuce leaves in a bowl of iced water. Set aside. Place mushrooms in a heatproof bowl. Cover with boiling water. Set aside for 30 minutes to soak. Drain. Trim and discard the stalks. Finely slice the mushrooms. the sauce, combine all the ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside. chop the bamboo shoots and water chestnuts. Heat extra oil in wok over high heat. Stir-fry ginger and garlic until aromatic. Add the duck, mushroom, bamboo shoot and water chestnut. Stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add the sauce. Stir-fry for 1 minute or until coated. Transfer to a bowl. Drain lettuce cups well. Serve with fried noodles, duck mixture and green shallot. SAUCE 60ml (¼ cup) oyster sauce 1 ½ tablespoon shaoxing wine 1 ½ teaspoon sesame oil 1 ½ teaspoon caster sugar Pinch of ground white pepper 4For 5Finely 1Pour enough oil into a wok to come onequarter of the way up the side. Heat over high heat until smoking. Cook noodles, in batches, for 20 seconds or until puffed. Transfer to a tray lined with paper towel. Allow oil to cool slightly. Drain and wipe wok clean. the wok to medium heat. Add the duck breasts, skin side down, and cook, turning once, for 16 minutes, until golden and cooked through. Transfer to a plate. Set aside to cool. Remove and discard skin. Finely chop duck. Discard duck fat and wipe wok. 2Return RECIPE / PICTURE / 3Season DRESSING 1For 2Cook 4Place PICTURE / V1 - MERE01Z01MA PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTED BY PRESSREADER PressReader.com +1 604 278 4604 ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW

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