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Half Aromatic Crispy Duck Waitrose 610g

3.5 out of 5 (24)

14 out of 24 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

life 4 days guaranteed (avg. 5.5)*

Suitable for freezing

£8.99

Price per 100g: £1.47

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Product Description

A succulent half-duck portion, roasted and seasoned with five spice and served with 12 Chinese pancakes and hoisin sauce. Perfect as a starter with some freshly sliced cucumber and spring onions.

Product Information

Categories


Brand

Waitrose

Storage

Keep refrigerated below 5ºC. Suitable for freezing on day of purchase. Use within one month. Defrost fully before use: do not refreeze once defrosted.

Prepare & Use

To oven heat duck only:
Preheat oven. Remove duck from pouch Place in a roasting tin in the centre of oven. Electric: 200ºC 35 mins. Fan 180ºC 35 mins. Gas 6 35 mins.
To microwave pancakes only:
Microwave ovens vary. Refer to handbook. Remove pancakes from carton. Pierce bag containing pancakes in several places. Place on a microwaveable plate. Check food is piping hot. If not re-cover and heat for further brief period. Allow to stand for 2 minutes after heating. Microwave: B/650W 50 secs, D/750W 35 secs, E/850W 30 secs.
To steam pancakes only:
Remove pancakes from carton and bag. Place on a heat proof plate. Cover with foil or a saucepan lid. Place over a pan of gently simmering water and steam for 3 minutes. Turn pancakes over and steam for a further 3 minutes. Steam 6 mins.
Hoisin sauce: serve cold - do not heat.

Country of Origin

UK

Country of Packing

UK

Manufacturer

Waitrose Limited Bracknell
Berkshire
RG12 8YA
UK

Package Type

Sleeve

Recycling Information

Pouch, sachet, film and carton recyclable

Nutrition

Allergen Information

May Contain Nut, Contains Gluten, Contains Wheat, May Contain Sesame, May Contain Peanut, Contains Soya

Ingredients

Duck (56%), Chinese Pancakes, Water, Sugar, Soya Bean, Salt, Partially Inverted Refiners Syrup, Wheat Flour, Colour Plain Caramel, Garlic Purée, Modified Maize Starch, Barley Malt Vinegar, Five Spice Flavouring, Meat Tenderiser, Cinnamon, Acetic Acid, Cassia, Coriander, Fennel, Ginger, Aniseed, Szechuan Pepper, Mushroom Extract.
Chinese Pancakes contain Wheat Flour, Water, Rapeseed Oil, Potato Starch.

Meat Tenderiser contains Salt, Wheat Flour, Papain.

HOISIN SAUCE
Sugar Crushed yellow bean [fermented soya beans (soya bean, wheat flour, salt, water), soya sauce (water, soya bean, salt, wheat flour), sugar, water, colour: plain caramel] Water Garlic puree Mushroom soya sauce (water, soya beans, salt, sugar, wheat flour, mushroom extract) Modified maize starch Salt Chinese Five Spice (cassia, coriander, fennel, ginger, aniseed, szechuan pepper) Cinnamon Acetic acid

Nutritional Data

Typical Valuesper 100gper 1/4 pack
Energy1138kj1428kj
Energy272kcal341kcal
Protein16.83g21.12g
Carbohydrate22.53g28.28g
of which sugars9.83g12.34g
Fat11.6g14.56g
of which saturates3g3.77g
Fibre4.9g6.15g
Sodium0.3g0.38g

Reviews

Customer Reviews

3.5 out of 5

24 customers reviewed this product Average rating 3.5

14 out of 24 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Rating: 2 star out of 5

Not as good as restaurant

Looked OK, decent texture even though a little stringy and dry, but didn't taste of anything much. I wouldn't bother with this again.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

1 of 1 found this review helpful.

A real treat... You won't want to share it!

Bought this while it was on offer but I wouldn't pay full price as it's not really big enough to serve two as a main meal, only if one eats more than the other which is what happened in my case, fortunately for me! It was very tasty and authentic, the duck just needed a bit more seasoning. Initially I thought the duck looked a bit small but was surprised by how much meat I managed to get out of it. The meat was rather tender although the skin looked rather pale, maybe due to lack of seasoning of the well-loved five spice. The hoisin sauce was much better than some other supermarket ones I've had before, though a tiny bit too sweet. I don't like to cook things in plastic so I steamed the pancakes in 3 goes and they were great. If you steam them all together the ones in the middle don't get cooked. I don't mind having to buy my own cue and spring onions because I normally buy them anyway.

Rating: 1 star out of 5

Very disappointing

Not crispy, not spicy, dry, small, quite tough. Not at all "what it says on the tin"! A real let-down. Certainly won't buy again.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

Great Quality

This duck compares most favourably with other supermarket offerings. The sauce is delicious and there is a generous portion of sauce unlike some brands. The duck i not huge but there is lots of quality meat on the bone and plenty to fill the ten pancakes.

Rating: 3 star out of 5

1 of 1 found this review helpful.

Funny taste

I couldn't put my finger on it, but this had an odd taste to it. It was okay but I wouldn't buy it again.

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