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Juicy Duck Breast with Homemade Yellow Noodles

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I was ecstatic when i saw fresh duck breast in the grocery store yesterday! It has been so hard looking for it and I was not keen in buying a whole duck for just the 2 of us. Moreover, the brest is the most yummy part of the duck in my opinion! I was eager to try cooking the duck for the first time and i am extremely pleased with it! It it moist, juicy and very flavourful! I would prefer it more pink but i was afraid that Ben would be reluctant to try. Nevertheless, it was still very juicy and moist! I am extremely happy that i can cook our own fresh duck breast, it has got to be one of my favourite proteins!

I also got some alkaline water yesterday and i made my own yellow noodle for the first time. Yellow noodles has got to be one of the most popular noodles with Singaporeans. However, like i mentioned before, the strong smell and oiliness really puts me off. The noodles i made turned out bouncy, QQ, with a perfect texture and smells clean and fresh and definitely not oily at all. This has opened up so many opportunities for me as i can use the same noodles for mee goreng, mee rebus, hokkien mee, bak chor mee, and the list goes on! πŸ™‚

Ingredients:

  1. 2 Medium sized duck breast
  2. Salt and Pepper

For the Yellow Noodles:

  1. 400g bread flour
  2. 150ml liquid: 2 eggs beaten + some water
  3. about 3/4 tsp salt
  4. Drizzle of olive oil
  5. 3/4 tsp of alkaline water

For bigger portions:

3-4 serves: 400g flour + 150ml liquid (2 beaten eggs + some water)

5-6 serves: 500g flour + 200ml liquid (3 large beaten eggs + some water) Alkaline water may be inreased to 1tsp.

Click for recipe of the sauce: Noodle Sauce Recipe

Method:

  1. Pat dry duck and season both sides with generous amount of salt and black pepper.
  2. Place duck skin side down in a cold, dry pan. Place over medium heat to render out the duck fat.
  3. When the skin side is golden, flip over and sear the other side until golden.
  4. Transfer duck to a hot, heated tray lined with aluminum foil.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 200deg for 6-8minutes depending on desired doneness.
  6. For the noodles, Place flour in noodle maker and turn it on. Slowly add in liquid ingredients. (Salt and oil is added with the liquid)
  7. When noodles are done, cook in boiling water for about 3 minutes until al dente (i used thin noodles).
  8. Serve with some blanched baby bak choy and garnishes.
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