Summer Duck Salad


Good Food reader Bradley Taylor shares a light lunch or dinner dish with bold Asian flavours of five-spice, plum sauce and pomegranate

What you will need

2 tsp Chinese five-spice powder

1 duck breast, skin on and scored

1 tbsp olive oil Olive oil ol-iv oyl Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

2 shallots, finely chopped Shallot shal-lot Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

4 tbsp plum sauce

4 tbsp dark soy sauce

4 tbsp sherry vinegar

1 tsp sesame oil

110g pack pomegranate seeds

1 Little Gem lettuce, quartered lengthways

2 medium carrots, julienned or coarsely grated Carrot ka-rot The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

½ cucumber, julienned or coarsely grated

½ ripe avocado, stoned, peeled and quartered Avocado av-oh-car-doh Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…


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