For the potato pancake
- 1kg potatoes
- 25g butter
- 160g plain flour
- 1 egg
For the duck filling
- 300g cooked duck meat, shredded
- 100g spring onions, trimmed and thinly shredded
- 6 tbsp duck fat
- 200g grated carrot
- 4 tbsp chopped coriander
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 4 tbsp maple syrup (preferably golden colour for its delicate flavour)
For the the plum sauce
- 100g plum roughly chopped
- 80ml red wine
- 1 star anise
- 200 ml beef stock (or 200ml water with one cube)
- 80ml maple syrup (preferably golden for its delicate flavour)
- ½ tsp dried garlic
- 2 fresh garlic cloves
To make the potato pancake
- Preheat the oven to 180c.
- Cook the potatoes straight in the oven for about 50 minutes.
- Cool them down.
- Peel the potatoes and Mash them with a potato masher.
- Add the butter, plain flour, egg, salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
To make the duck filling
- In a bowl, mix the shredded duck with the spring onions, duck fat, carrot, coriander and maple syrup, seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.
To make the plum sauce
- Put all ingredients in a pan.
- Reduce to 2/3, remove the star anise and cloves then blend the sauce.
To cook the pancakes
- Spread the mash potato on a piece of baking paper, make a 20cm round shape.
- Put the duck mix in the middle then bring the edges to the centre.
- Make sure the duck mixture is covered.
- Keep the pancakes in the fridge for one hour before to cook them.
- Use a large frying pan with 100ml of vegetable oil then fry the pancakes 2 minutes on both sides.
A pancake day take on the classic Chinese takeaway dish.
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