Baby Potatoes And Roast Duck Stir Fry

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Delicious baby potatoes and roast duck stir fry

Delicious baby potatoes and roast duck stir fry

I am excited to share with you this lovely dish that I made yesterday. We don’t eat a lot of potatoes but lately we have been eating quite frequently. My family loves the Scotty Brand potatoes. My girls think they are the best potatoes. The texture and taste are really good. New on the market is the baby potatoes. I just need to try.

Scotty Brand baby potatoes

Scotty Brand baby potatoes

I asked a local friend how he cooks baby potatoes thinking that he should know best. His answer was plain simple. Actually too simple for me….haha. He looked at me in disbelief and said, ‘Just boil them and eat!’ I said, ‘Is that all?’ His answer, ‘Yes!’ Seeing that I didn’t quite believe him, he said, ‘You can add butter and sprinkle on some salt if you like.” Well, I think my family won’t really like it that way……sorry…..*sigh*…….smiling to him anyway for his answer.

Sliced roast duck

Sliced roast duck

I still have some roast duck meat from the one that my friend gave the other day. It is so flavourful and tasty that I believe it would make a great dish with the baby potatoes. I was right. The dish came out beautiful and very delicious. The lovely flavour and taste just explodes in the mouth. My girl said it’s very delicious. I believe it’s the well marinaded roast duck and also the type of baby potatoes used that makes this dish one to crave for again and again. If you don’t have a very good roast duck, you can try with roasted chicken or other meat, or maybe even bacon or gammon. Maybe the best is to roast the meat yourself. Marinade the meat for at least 1 day before roasting.

Here’s my simple Baby Potatoes and Roast Duck Stir Fry recipe. If you need something quick, this is one dish to go for.

Ingredients A

400g baby potatoes
1 roast duck breast meat
1 knob of ginger (peeled and cut into strips)
1 small bunch of coriander (chopped)

Soak potato in water

Soak potato in water

Peel the baby potatoes. Cut into strips and soak in water for a while. Drain. A friend of mine said that if you soak the potatoes before cooking, they will taste nicer. So I tried. But I think I can’t tell the difference…haha. But it sure helps to prevent the potatoes turning brown if you are not cooking it immediately.

Fry potatoes

Fry potatoes

Heat up some oil in a frying pan. Add the ginger strips. Fry until a little golden. The ginger adds a nice gingery flavour to the dish. Add the potato strips. Fry for a little while. Add a few tablespoons of water and cover. It cooks faster this way. Taste for doneness. Don’t add too much water and don’t overcook the potatoes otherwise they will break up when you add the duck meat.

Add roast duck to potatoes

Add roast duck to potatoes

When it’s about cooked, add the sliced duck. Fry to heat through. Keep stirring.
Ingredients B
white wine

Cooked baby potato and roast duck stir fry

Cooked baby potato and roast duck stir fry

Add the chopped coriander and the seasoning of Ingredients B. I don’t give the measurement here because this dish depends on the roast duck, how salty it is. Just adjust according to your taste. The roast duck that I used was already a little salty so I only added a little salt and maybe half a teaspoon of sugar to taste. I added a few tablespoons of the wine to give it extra flavour and taste.

Quickly mix through and dish up. Serve hot. This dish is very good eaten on its own or you can eat it with some rice or noodles. And if you like it spicy, you can add chopped chillies when you add the chopped coriander, or even a little hot chilli oil.

Maybe you can share with me how you cook baby potatoes if you ever cook it. I still have some baby potatoes so I will be back soon with more recipes. Till then, see you in my next post. Hope you have a great week.

Other potato recipes that you may be interested in:
Fast And Easy Malaysian Chicken Curry
Scottish Food - Salmon Stovies
Cooking Chicken Curry Is Really Simple And Easy

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Belinda @zomppa  on June 27th, 2012

I never really think of duck as stirfry but am loving this!

Stella  on June 27th, 2012

Roasted till golden! =) actually, boiled till cooked then just add tuna,wasabi and season to taste!

Priya  on June 27th, 2012

Wat a fantastic,super delicious and mouthwatering dish.

claire  on June 27th, 2012

wahhh..roast duck with potatoes! Sounds good.. one of my kids’ favourite dish is potatoes.. sometimes i use chicken and at times use minced meat plus lots of big onions and tomatoes as well… :)

food-4tots  on June 27th, 2012

Such a nice combo!! I think potato goes well with any meat. But roasted duck gives a splendid flavour to the entire dish. Great choice, Mary!

Mary  on June 27th, 2012

@Belinda @zomppa - Hope you’ll give this a try. It was my experiment and really happy it turned out really nice :D

@Stella - That sounds very delicious….mmm. Thanks very much for sharing, Stella! I would love to try that :D

@Priya - Thanks very much, Priya! :D

@claire - Whah….your version of cooking potatoes sound very delicious. Love it! :D

@food-4tots - Thanks very much, Elle! :D

TasteHongKong  on June 27th, 2012

Mary, you have put together the potatoes and the meat in such a nice way. Even I’m not a big fan of duck, the dish looks inviting enough.

Swathi  on June 27th, 2012

Delicious potato roasted really well. Love the combo potato makes with others.

Mistletoe  on June 27th, 2012

Is your friend Stella on here the same Stella I’m thinking it is? Her recipe is very unique and interesting. Sounds yummy! I’ve never heard of potatoes done that way before.

Your dish looks delicious! Have not thought of combining potatoes with roast duck before. What a lovely combo. We usually eat baby potatoes when we BBQ steak or fish. I just chop them in half and cook them with butter and sprinkle Montreal Chicken Spice (from Costco) on them. My lazy way. Haha. Your way with wine seems much more interesting. Teehee. Now I’m craving for duck. Sigh. Thanks for always sharing your lovely recipes. Hope you’re doing well.

somewhere in singapore  on June 27th, 2012

Pls courier some over, kekeke…

5 Star Foodie  on June 27th, 2012

I adore duck, so excellent as a stir fry with baby potatoes, yum!

mycookinghut  on June 28th, 2012

I love duck! This is a quick fix for me if I crave for duck. :)

peteformation  on June 28th, 2012

Mmmm, this is nice combination. Good idea, next time I will know what to do with my leftover roast duck!

Lyndsey@TheTinySkillet  on June 28th, 2012

This dish looks totally comforting Mary. I have never used duck in my cooking…it is on my list to make!

Catherine  on June 28th, 2012

Dear Mary, What a lovely dish. I don’t get to eat duck very often, but that doesn’t mean I don’t love it!
Blessings dear. Catherine xo

Ivy  on June 28th, 2012

I’ve never eaten duck before. Sounds like a lovely dish,

Blackswan  on June 28th, 2012

Mary, been following your blog for a while & realized that besides prawns, u like potatoes as much as I do. Hahaha! I don’t eat duck, so I’ll pass it to my hubby while I eat all the potatoes!

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Josh Peacock  on June 29th, 2012

This Baby Potatoes And Roast Duck Stir Fry recipe is making my gob water like a madman. It has my two favourites: potatoes and duck. Cheers for the recipe. I will definitely be making this tomorrow.

Christine's Recipes  on June 29th, 2012

Love the combination of roast duck and potato. A very clever idea, Mary. I

Stella  on July 4th, 2012

I didnt realize no one else eats wasabi with potatoes and tuna hehe.. I sometimes melt some cheese/spoon some cream cheese over it!*yum*

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