Fast Recipes

Chinese roast duck, jicama, watercress and mint salad

Australian Gourmet Traveller fast recipe for Chinese roast duck, jicama, watercress and mint salad

By Kathleen Gandy
  • Serves 4
Chinese roast duck, jicama, watercress and mint salad
Chinese roast duck, jicama, watercress and mint salad

Ingredients

  • 1 Chinese roast duck
  • 1 small jicama, peeled and shredded (285gm)
  • 100 gm watercress sprigs or snowpea shoots
  • ½ cup torn mint leaves
Tamarind dressing
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp tamarind purée, combined with 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 3 tsp caster sugar
  • 1 tsp finely grated ginger

Method

Main
  • 1
    For dressing, place all ingredients in a bowl and whisk to combine.
  • 2
    Remove meat and skin from duck and, using your fingers, shred and place into
    a bowl with remaining ingredients. Pour tamarind dressing over and toss gently to combine, then serve immediately.