Plant-Based Duck Pancakes

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Crispy. Duck. Pancakes. We'll give you a second to stop salivating. When we gave up poultry, duck was high on the list of stuff we knew we were going to pine for. We've been perfecting this plant-based version for a while now and it's a total game-changer. These bad boys are a must for that mid-week date night you have coming up. Nothing says "I love you" like perfectly cooked vegan Asian cuisine. If you're after a delicious vegan recipe to cook for a special occasion, or, why not just for dinner tonight?? Vegan duck pancakes for the win!!

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For the "duck"

<item-todo-done>1 tbsp vegetable oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tbsp plant-based chicken seasoning<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tbsp Chinese 5 spice<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>600g king oyster mushrooms<item-todo-done>

For the pancakes

<item-todo-done>6 tbsp hoisin sauce<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tbsp sesame seeds<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>10g coriander leaves<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 medium cucumber<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>8 spring onions<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>12 Chinese pancakes<item-todo-done>

Before you start

Preheat oven to 180°C, fan setting | Forks | Mixing bowl | Roasting tin | Spoon | Serving bowl

Prepare the "duck"

  • Cut the caps off the mushrooms and finely slice
  • Shred the stems of the mushrooms with two forks until they look a bit like shredded chicken
  • Add the oil, chicken seasoning and Chinese five spice to the mixing bowl and stir to combine
  • Put the mushrooms in a bowl and stir until completely covered

Roasting the mushrooms

  • Transfer the shredded mushrooms to a roasting tin, making sure they’re well spaced in the bottom of the tin
  • Put the tin in the oven and roast for 30 minutes, tossing halfway through to ensure you get an even cook

Prepare the rest of the ingredients

  • Trim and halve the cucumber lengthways. Scoop out the seeds with a spoon
  • Cut the two long halves into thirds and cut the thirds into fine matchsticks
  • Trim and half the spring onions length ways
  • Cut the spring onions into pieces the same length as the cucumber pieces
  • Cut the spring onions into long shreds

Preparing the pancakes

  • Prepare the pancakes according to packet instructions

Time to eat

  • Take the mushrooms out of the oven, transfer them to a serving bowl
  • Transfer the prepared veggies to serving bowls and put the bowls on the table
  • Lay the duck, spring onions, cucumber, sesame seeds and coriander on top of the pancakes, drizzle over some hoisin sauce
  • Roll the pancakes up neatly and enjoy!
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