This is a great all-round stir-fry recipe you can try with other meats: mix and match duck, chicken, pheasant, or turkey. Also good with beef, pork, or lamb. The key here is to flash-fry, not overcook. Also great served over fried rice.

Gallery

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
5 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
Advertisement

Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Scoop seeds out of cucumber halves and discard. Cut cucumber into 1-inch strips.

    Advertisement
  • Thinly slice white parts of green onions. Slice green parts into 1-inch pieces.

  • Heat sesame oil in a pan over high heat. Sprinkle five-spice powder and salt over sliced duck; add to the pan. Stir-fry for 1 minute. Add sliced white onion and fry for 1 minute. Add cucumber, green onion pieces, and hoisin sauce; stir-fry for 1 minute. Remove pan from heat.

  • Place lettuce and cabbage leaves on a plate and fill with duck mixture. Garnish with sesame seeds. Serve hot.

Cook's Notes:

Substitute olive oil for the sesame oil if desired. If using lean meat such as chicken breast, add an additional tablespoon of oil to the recipe.

You can use homemade or store-bought hoisin sauce.

Nutrition Facts

216 calories; protein 12.1g; carbohydrates 20g; fat 10.1g; cholesterol 53.7mg; sodium 595.1mg. Full Nutrition
Advertisement
Advertisement