Lunch

Warm duck, apple and walnut salad

Sweet mustard dressing gives an extra kick to this warm duck and walnut salad with caramelised apples.
WARM DUCK, Apple and Walnut Salad
4
45M

Ingredients

Sweet mustard dressing

Method

Warm duck, apple and walnut salad

1.In a medium saucepan, combine apple, vinegar, water, sugar, zest, cinnamon and star anise. Bring to boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, about 8 minutes or until apple is tender. Drain; gently cut each apple in half lengthways. Refrigerate 20 minutes.
2.Meanwhile, make sweet mustard dressing.
3.Remove excess fat from duck; rub duck with combined salt, pepper and ginger. Prick duck skins with fork several times. In a large heated, oiled frying pan, cook duck, skin-side down, about 8 minutes or until crisp. Turn duck; cook about 5 minutes or until cooked as desired. Cover duck, stand 5 minutes; slice thinly.
4.Meanwhile, melt butter in medium frying pan; cook apple, turning occasionally, until caramelised.
5.Divide combined spinach and onion among serving plates; top with duck, apple and nuts, drizzle with dressing.

Sweet mustard dressing

6.Place ingredients in screw-top jar; shake well.

Refrigerating the apples after they have been cooked helps them to hold their shape.

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