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Duck spring rolls

  • Dairy Free Diet

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  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

  • Nuts Free Diet

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For the spring rolls

  • Preheat the oven to 160ο C (320ο F) set to fan.
  • Salt and pepper the duck, and grease its whole surface with olive oil.
  • Transfer onto a baking pan with a rack, and roast for 2 ½ hours.
  • Take out the skin, finely chop it, and add it into a bowl.
  • Cut the meat into small slices and add them to the bowl.
  • Finely chop the green part of the spring onions, the coriander leaves, the mint, and add them to the bowl.
  • Add the hoisin and soy sauce, the sesame oil, and mix all the ingredients very well.
  • Spread the phyllo sheets onto your working surface and cut them crosswise so that you get 4 pieces from each phyllo sheet.
  • Place a deep pan with sunflower oil over high heat.
  • Take one piece of the phyllo, add 1 teaspoon of the filling, and roll halfway, diagonally. Fold the edges inwards, and keep rolling. Spread a little water at the edge of the phyllo in order to stick, and set aside. Follow the same process for the rest of the spring rolls.
  • Fry for 2-3 minutes, until golden.
  • Remove and set onto kitchen paper towel.

For the sauce

  • In a pot with boiling water, add the beets and boil until they are tender.
  • Drain and keep 2 ladlefuls of the water where they boiled.
  • Transfer into a food processor. Add the vinegar, sugar, and beat well until the beats are pureed.
  • Transfer into a bowl.
  • Serve the spring rolls with the sauce and mint leaves.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
13 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
19 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
17 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
7 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
8 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
34 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
4 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
18 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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