Duck With Almonds Recipe

Duck With Almonds picture


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Lean duck1 Pound (500 Gram)
 Fresh ginger root slices2 , peeled and shredded
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
 Oil3 Tablespoon
 Dried chinese mushrooms4
 Spring onions4 , sliced
 Canned bamboo shoots4 Ounce, drained and sliced (1 Can, 125 Gram)
 Soy sauce3 Tablespoon
 Sherry2 Tablespoon
 Corn flour2 Teaspoon
 Flaked almonds1 Ounce, flaked (25 Gram)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 428 Calories from Fat 288

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.8%

Saturated Fat 7.5 g37.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 90.7 mg30.2%

Sodium 772.9 mg32.2%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.4%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 23 g45.8%

Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 15.4%

Calcium 4.1% Iron 31.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Make small chunky pieces out of the duck.
2) In a bowl, combine duck with ginger and garlic.
3) Drizzle 1 tablespoon of oil. Cover the bowl and marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
4) In a bowl, add warm water to soak the mushrooms for 15 minutes, if using.
5) Squeeze out water to dry. Remove the hard stalks. Slice the mushroom caps.

6) In a wok or deep frying pan, add remaining oil to heat up.
7) Stir-fry spring onions for 30 seconds.
8) Add the duck to cook for 2 minutes.
9) Place in mushrooms, bamboo shoots, soy sauce and sherry. Cook for 2 more minutes.
10) In a small bowl, blend corn flour in water. Stir in this into the wok. Cook for a minute until the sauce turns thick.

11) Stir in the toasted almonds and serve immediately.