Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Poultry)

Steamboat Duck Recipe

(Lau Vit)

Ingredients : Serves 4


1.8 liters

500 g

250 g


500 g

250 g


4 tablespoons


Duck breast fillets

Chicken stock

Sweet potatoes, cut into chunks

Rice noodles

Spring onions, finely sliced


Bok choi

Small red chilies, finely sliced

Crushed roasted peanuts

Coriander (cilantro) sprigs

Method :
  • Place the duck fillets, side by side, in a shallow pan and just cover with some of the stock.

  • Cook, covered, for 30 minutes, or until tender. Remove and cut into thick slices.

  • Meanwhile, cook the sweet potato in boiling water for about 10 minutes, until tender.

  • Drain and reserve. Cook the rice noodles, drain and reserve.

  • Bring the remaining stock to the boil and pour it into a steamboat or fondue pot.

  • Place it over a flame on the table. Divide the duck and sweet potato chunks between 4 bowls.

  • Bring all the other ingredients to the table in separate bowls and arrange around the steamboat.

  • Each person helps themselves, warming their noodles and cooking their vegetables in the simmering stock, and adding chilies, peanuts and coriander to taste.

  • At the end of the meal, the broth can be drunk.

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