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  • Chinese Duck Cottage Pie


    Chinese Duck Cottage Pie “One of the best staples of one pot cooking has to be shepherd’s pie. Simple, tasty, piping hot. This hybrid will blow your mind. Imagine the marriage of Chinese duck with traditional shepherd’s pie – what beautiful kids they’d have . . . and here’s the proof”, Simon Rimmer

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    Chinese Duck Cottage Pie

    Serving Size: 6


    • 250g roasted duck
    • 6 spring onions
    • 2 star anises
    • 1 cinnamon stick
    • 100ml light soy sauce
    • 100ml chicken stock
    • 2 carrots- peeled and diced
    • 2 portabello mushrooms- chopped
    • 1 clove garlic
    • 25mm ginger
    • 2 tbsp Coriander
    • 250g mashed potato


    1. Fry the spring onions, carrots and mushrooms until they wilt. Add the garlic, ginger, cinnamon and star anises.
    2. Add the soy sauce and stock and bring to the boil, then add the duck and cook for 5 minutes.
    3. Mix the coriander with the mashed potatoes.
    4. Put in an oven dish, top with the mashed potato. Cook under a hot grill until crispy and golden.

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