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RED TRACTOR WEEK: Gressingham Duck stir fry

By Burton Mail  |  Posted: August 21, 2014

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A tasty stir fry recipe with crunchy peppers and black beans

Preparation 5 minutes

Cooking 15 minutes

You will need:

2 skinless Gressingham duck breasts, cut into strips
1 small onion, roughly sliced
2 cloves garlic, finely diced
1 large red pepper, roughly sliced
1 small thumb of root ginger, peeled and finely sliced into matchsticks
1 tablespoon of light soy
2 spring onions, chopped into rings
250 ml black bean sauce
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 large handful spinach or pak Choy
1 chilli, finely chopped (optional)
Salt and pepper
Small jug of water


1. Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan until hot.
2. Add in the duck and quickly stir fry for approximately 1 minute. If the duck appears to be drying out too quickly add a splash of water and continue to stir. After 1 minute take the wok off heat and quickly remove the duck from the wok and set aside in a warm place.
3. Return the wok to the heat and add in the onions. Put in a pinch of salt and a touch of water and fry for 1 minute. Be careful not to burn the onions, if the flame is too fierce turn down the heat a little and add another splash of water (about a teaspoon each time it is required).
4. Add in the peppers, ginger and garlic (and chilli if required) and stir fry for another minute.
5. Afterwards, add the light soy and spinach/ pak Choy and stir fry for one more minute.
6. Now put in the black bean sauce and bring up to heat until bubbling. Return the duck to the wok and cook for a further minute. Mix well and serve with plain rice. Garnish with spring onion.

Gressingham Duck is a Red Tractor member and Red Tractor Week takes place from September 15-21. For more information visit www.redtractor.org.uk/home

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