6 star anise
4 tablespoons freshly grated ginger
2 tablespoons Shaohsing rice wine or dry sherry
2 tablespoons ground Sichuan peppercorns
2 tablespoons sea salt
1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
2 skin-on duck breasts, skin scored in a criss-cross pattern
1 tablespoon groundnut oil (peanut)
Salad greens, for service
3 1/2 ounces water
2 ripe plums, stoned and quartered
2 ounces dried apricots, chopped
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon honey
1 cinnamon stick
1 star anise
Juice of 1 lime
Serving suggestion: This dish is delicious accompanied by stir-fried green beans and roasted sweet potatoes.
You could also try serving this with my roasted sweet potatoes with smoked paprika.
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