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Duck Breasts Satay Skewers Recipe

Duck Breasts Satay Skewers


  • 2 fresh duck breasts, fat removed* and each breast cut into 4 strips
  • 1 telegraph cucumber, chopped into chunks
  • 1 small red onion, cut into chunks
  • Lemon or lime, to garnish


  • 1/2 tsp coriander seeds, crushed 
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp. freshy grated lemongrass
  • 1 tbs vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbs. soy sauce
  • Satay sauce
  • 2 purple shallots, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 150g unsalted raw peanuts, crushed (about 1 cup)
  • 1 tsp shrimp paste
  • 1 tsp tamarind puree
  • Pinch of chilli powder
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 270ml coconut milk

Products used

Whole Duck

Whole Duck


  1. To make the marinade combine all the ingredients into a bowl. Add the duck strips and marinate for a few hours or even better overnight. Thread on to skewers.
  2. For the satay sauce, heat a tablespoon of vegetable oil in a saucepan and fry the shallots and garlic until soft. Add the peanuts and cook, stirring regularly for 3-4 minutes. Add the shrimp paste followed by the tamarind, chilli, sugar and coconut milk. Bring to a gentle boil and then simmer on a lower heat for 10 minutes. If too thick, add a splash of water.
  3. Pre heat a bbq or grill pan. Grill the skewers for 1-2 minutes on each side.
  4. Serve duck skewers with peanuts sauce on the side along with cucumber, onion pieces and lemon.

Recipe created by Justin Schofield @

Products used

Whole Duck

Whole Duck

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