Szechuan Glazed Duck Breast Donburi
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Szechuan Glazed Duck Breast Donburi

Szechuan Glazed Duck Breast Donburi

with Pickled Carrot and Garlic Jasmine Rice

Inspired by some of the world's most popular street food, this tasty Szechuan Glazed Duck Breast Donburi is perfect for a casual sharing-style dinner.

Cereals containing gluten

Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the war in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.

Preparation Time45 minutes
Cooking time25 minutes


serving amount

2 unit(s)

Garlic Clove

150 grams

Jasmine Rice

1 unit(s)


15 milliliter(s)

Rice Vinegar

2 unit(s)

Duck Breasts

80 grams

Tenderstem Broccoli

1 sachet(s)

Szechuan Paste

(Contains Soya)

15 grams


5 grams

Roasted White Sesame Seeds

(Contains Sesame May contain Nuts, Peanut)

1 sachet(s)

Crispy Onions

(Contains Cereals containing gluten)

Not included in your delivery

20 grams


300 milliliter(s)

Water for the Rice

1 tsp

Sugar for the Pickle

50 milliliter(s)

Water for the Sauce

2 tbsp



Nutritional information

Energy (kJ)3782 kJ
Energy (kcal)904 kcal
Fat34.6 g
of which saturates11.3 g
Carbohydrate88.4 g
of which sugars21.2 g
Protein57.9 g
Salt3.51 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.


Garlic Press
Large Saucepan
Medium Bowl
Baking Tray
Large Frying Pan


Fry the Garlic

Preheat your oven to 220°C/200°C fan/gas mark 7. 

Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).

Pop a deep saucepan (with a tight-fitting lid) on medium heat. Melt in the butter (see pantry for amount), then add the garlic and stir-fry for 1 min. 

Stir in the rice until coated, 1 min. Add 1/4 tsp salt and the water for the rice (see pantry for amount) and bring to the boil. Once boiling, turn the heat down to medium and cover with the lid.

Get in a Pickle

Leave the rice to cook for 10 mins, then remove the pan from the heat (still covered) and leave to the side for another 10 mins or until ready to serve (the rice will continue to cook in its own steam).

Meanwhile, trim and peel the carrot. Use the peeler to peel long ribbons down the length of the carrot, stopping at the core.

In a medium bowl, combine the rice vinegar and sugar for the pickle (see pantry for amount). Season with salt, then add the carrot. Mix together well, then set aside to pickle.

Cook the Duck

Pop a large frying pan on medium-high heat (no oil).

Once hot, lay the duck in the pan, skin-side down, and fry until golden, 6-8 mins. Flip, then sear the other side for 1 min more.

Transfer to a medium baking tray, skin-side up, season with salt and pepper. Roast on the top shelf of your oven until cooked, 16-18 mins.

Once cooked, transfer to a board and rest for 5 mins. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands and equipment after handling raw duck and its packaging. It's fully cooked when no longer pink in the middle.

Bring on the Broccoli

Meanwhile, halve any thick broccoli stems lengthways.

Pop the Tenderstem® broccoli onto a medium baking tray. Drizzle with oil, season with salt and pepper, then toss to coat. Spread out in a single layer.

Roast on the middle shelf until tender and crispy, 10-12 mins.

If you'd prefer to boil your broccoli, boil it in step 5 while the sauce simmers for 3-4 mins, until tender.

Finishing Touches

A few mins before everything's ready, heat the (now empty) frying pan on medium-high heat. 

Add the Szechuan paste, honey and water for the sauce (see pantry for amount). Bring to the boil, then simmer for 3-4 mins, until thickened and sticky. TIP: If your honey has hardened, pop in a bowl of hot water for 1 min.

Once the duck has rested, cut widthways into 1cm thick slices.


Fluff up the rice with a fork, then share between your bowls and arrange the sliced duck over one half.

Add the roasted broccoli and pickled carrot to the other half. Spoon the Szechuan sauce over the duck. 

Drizzle the mayonnaise (see pantry for amount) over the top. Sprinkle with the sesame seeds and crispy onions to finish.