Hoisin Barbecue Duck Satays with China Town Salad & Mango Vinaigrette

Appetizer, Winner 2000 MLF Recipe Contest, Chef Murray Hall


Prep Time {1 hr; overnight inactive}

Cook Time {35 min}

Serving Size {6 servings}


2 cups Hoisin Sauce
2 Tbsp. Sesame Seeds, toasted
1/2 cup Honey
2 tsp. Chinese Five Spice Powder
1 Tbsp. Garlic 1 Tbsp. Ginger, chopped
1 tsp. Lemongrass, finely chopped
1 tsp. Dried Chili Flakes 1 tsp. Chopped Cilantro

6- 6 oz. each Maple Leaf Farms Boneless Duck Breast, skin removed, sliced lengthwise (4 slices per breast)

24 each Bamboo Skewers, soaked in water

China Town Salad:
2 cups Won Bok or Napa Cabbage, 1-inch strips
1 cup Each Carrots, Daikon, string
1/2 cup Red Bell Pepper, julienne
1/4 cup Yellow Bell Peppers, julienne
2 oz. Enoki Mushrooms, stems removed
2 Tbsp. Cilantro, chopped
1/4 cup Sweet Thai Chili Sauce
3 Limes, juiced
2 Tbsp. Sugar

Mango Vinaigrette:
1 Mango, chopped
1 Lime, juiced
1/2 tsp. Vietnamese Chili Paste
1/4 cup Olive Oil Blended with Canola Oil
1 tsp. Cilantro, chopped

As Needed Black Sesame Seeds, optional
6 Lemon Grass Fans


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Marinade: Combine first 9 ingredients. Place duck slices on skewers. In a shallow pan, combine duck skewers with marinade. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

At service, remove duck skewers from marinade, mark under hot broiler. Finish cooking in 375°F oven until an internal temperature of 152°F to 155°F. Resting should bring internal temperature to an ideal 160°F.

China Town Salad: Combine China Town salad ingredients; chill. Salad has a sweet and spicy flavor.

Mango Vinaigrette: Combine first 4 ingredients in blender until smooth. Remove from blender; add cilantro. Refrigerate until needed.

To Serve: Place salad in center of plate; top with duck skewers. Garnish with vinaigrette, sesame seeds and lemon grass fan.

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This is too amazing for words. I have made this countless times for company, even for people who claim they don't like duck, a winner everytime!


looks verrrrrrrrrrry tastyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!!


Great dish, will make it again.