This amazingly tasty dish is healthy yet full of flavour too, you will be surprised at how easy this is to prepare and cook.


  • 1 x whole duck

  • ½ purple cabbage

  • 500gms green beans

  • salt & pepper

  • 20gms butter


  • 1.

    Prepare steamer & place on high heat. Pierce the skin of the duck breast and truss its legs

  • 2.

    Once steamer has reached boiling point place whole duck inside breast side down for 30 mins.

  • 3.

    Meanwhile finely slice cabbage, tail beans and set aside.

  • 4.

    Once duck has steamed for 30 mins, remove to rest for 10-15 mins & preheat oven to 240deg.

  • 5.

    Place duck on trivet and pat dry skin for roasting. Place into hot oven for at least 30 mins or until skin browns.

  • 6.

    While duck roasts, blanch beans for 1-2 mins in salted water. Then

  • 7.

    Sauté beans and cabbage with butter, salt & pepper. This should take approx 15 mins.

  • 8.

    Serve duck immediately with cabbage & beans as trimming.


Serves: 4
Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

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