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Japanese Roast Duck Legs Rice Bowls

Japanese roast duck legs are shredded and served over sticky rice with pak choi, chilli and perfectly soft fried egg for a tasty dinner all in one bowl! #japanese #duck #roastduck #recipe #healthyrecipe

Japanese roast duck legs are shredded and served over sticky rice with pak choi, chilli and perfectly soft fried egg for a tasty dinner all in one bowl!

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Japanese roast duck legs are shredded and served over sticky rice with pak choi, chilli and perfectly soft fried egg for a tasty dinner all in one bowl!

Hands up who thinks they deserve to treat themselves to Japanese roast duck legs? 🙋‍♀️

Duck is my ultimate treat dish. We normally use legs because they’re better value and they taste amazing roasted so are a little less high-maintenance than breast which goes tough and grim when it’s over-cooked. You know what I’m saying?

Japanese roast duck legs are shredded and served over sticky rice with pak choi, chilli and perfectly soft fried egg for a tasty dinner all in one bowl! #japanese #duck #roastduck #recipe #healthyrecipe

I have to tell you, we had these Japanese roast duck legs on a weeknight. Are we living the dream or what? They really are that easy to make. The only thing that takes the time is the roasting of the duck legs but it takes about five minutes to get them ready to throw in the oven then everything else comes together in about half an hour.

If you wanted to be really sneaky you could even roast your duck legs ahead of time and then throw the bowls together after work.

Japanese roast duck legs are shredded and served over sticky rice with pak choi, chilli and perfectly soft fried egg for a tasty dinner all in one bowl! #japanese #duck #roastduck #recipe #healthyrecipe

So you’ve got your duck legs roasting then you just need to sort your rice and your toppings. We love sticky rice for this. We get packets of sticky rice from the Asian supermarket and it is delicious. You could use any rice you fancy for these so if you prefer a long grain or whatever then go for it.

Your rice bowls are topped off with the shredded duck and then all kinds of yummy extras. We went for carrot, roasted pak choi, a sprinkling of chilli, chopped spring onion, sesame seeds and a crispy fried egg. Oh and don’t forget a drizzle of those duck roasting juices. SO GOOD.

Japanese roast duck legs are shredded and served over sticky rice with pak choi, chilli and perfectly soft fried egg for a tasty dinner all in one bowl! #japanese #duck #roastduck #recipe #healthyrecipe

Japanese roast duck legs are shredded and served over sticky rice with pak choi, chilli and perfectly soft fried egg for a tasty dinner all in one bowl! #japanese #duck #roastduck #recipe #healthyrecipe
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Japanese Roast Duck Legs Rice Bowls

Japanese roast duck legs are shredded and served over sticky rice with pak choi, chilli and perfectly soft fried egg for a tasty dinner all in one bowl!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 527 kcal
Author Amy

Ingredients

  • 2 Duck Legs
  • 125 ml Water
  • 2 tbsp Light Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Mirin
  • 2 tbsp Rice Wine
  • 2 servings Cooked Rice about 150g, we used sticky rice
  • 1 Carrot cut into strips
  • 1 Pak Choi halved
  • 1 Red Chilli chopped
  • 1 Spring Onion chopped
  • Sesame Seeds to serve
  • 2 Fried Eggs to serve

Instructions

  1. Place the duck legs in a roasting tin. Mix together the water, soy sauce, mirin and rice wine and pour over the duck legs. Roast for 1 and a half hours in a 180°C oven.

  2. Once the duck legs have finished cooking, remove them from the oven and leave to cool for a couple of minutes. Shred the meat, it should be falling off the bone. While that's happening place the pak choi in the roasting tin cut side down and place in the hot oven for 5 minutes to get a little charred.

  3. Assemble your bowls. Place half the rice in each bowl and top with all your toppings. Finish with a drizzle of the duck roasting juices.


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Japanese roast duck legs are shredded and served over sticky rice with pak choi, chilli and perfectly soft fried egg for a tasty dinner all in one bowl! #japanese #duck #roastduck #recipe #healthyrecipe

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If you’re anything like me then you’re always looking for ways to save money and avoid food waste so I want to make sure you’ve get plenty of ideas on how to use up any ingredients that are leftover from my recipes!

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10 Comments

  • Reply
    kellie@foodtoglow
    27/11/2017 at 8:39 PM

    I ADORE Japanese food of all descriptions and your colour filled, hearty and juicy bowl looks fantastic! I was recently in Japan and would have been happy if served this 🙂

    • Reply
      Amy
      28/11/2017 at 10:28 AM

      That must have been amazing Kellie, so jealous!!

  • Reply
    Jamie | A Sassy Spoon
    27/11/2017 at 8:44 PM

    Love one bowl dinners! Can’t wait to add this recipe to my menu this week!

    • Reply
      Amy
      28/11/2017 at 10:27 AM

      Thanks Jamie!

  • Reply
    Joyce
    27/11/2017 at 9:32 PM

    These duck legs are so jammed packed with flavour, an amazing way to jazz up a weekday dinner. Definitely saving the juice for the rice and that runny yolky egg!

    • Reply
      Amy
      28/11/2017 at 10:27 AM

      Thank you Joyce 🙂

  • Reply
    Michelle @ Vitamin Sunshine
    27/11/2017 at 9:36 PM

    This looks so delicious! Asian soups are always the best. I definitely would like to have this prepped to come home to!

    • Reply
      Amy
      28/11/2017 at 10:27 AM

      Thanks Michelle!

  • Reply
    Savita @ ChefDeHome
    28/11/2017 at 12:50 AM

    OMG! So delicious meal. I want to grab some and eat right away. 🙂 thanks for sharing. A+ for Roasted duck.

    • Reply
      Amy
      28/11/2017 at 10:27 AM

      Thanks Savita! Roasted duck is the best 🙂

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