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Warm duck salad with a lemon and lime dressing. Slow roasted duck legs andt, griddled fresh pineapple and combines with cucumber and mixed salad leaves.

Confit Duck Salad with Grilled Pineapple

Warm duck salad with a lemon and lime dressing. Slow roasted duck legs and griddled fresh pineapple and combined with cucumber and mixed salad leaves for a decadent salad.
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Course Appetizer, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine British
Servings 4
Calories 640 kcal


For the warm duck salad

  • 4 duck legs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 200 g slice fresh pineapple or tinned
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 250 g bag of mixed salad leaves
  • 12 slices of cucumber quartered
  • 60 g mangetout

For the dressing

  • 1 lemon juice and zest
  • 2 limes juice and zest
  • 100 ml olive oil
  • 25 ml cider or white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper


  • Fork the duck , dry well with kitchen paper and place on an oven tray. Cover with foil.
  • Roast at 160C/310F for 2 hours until tender. If you prefer a really crispy skin increase the heat to 200C/400F for 10 minutes.
  • Use two forks the shred the meat from the bone.
  • While the meat is cooking make the dressing by combining all the ingredients in a jam jar and place in the fridge until needed.
  • When the duck is nearly cooked heat a griddle pan and add a little oil to griddle the pineapple for a minute each side. Cut into chunks.
  • Plunge the mangetout in boiling water for two minutes and then into cold water.
  • To assemble the salad combine the cucumber and salad leaves in individual bowls, scatter over the pineapple and mangetout and place a pile of shredded duck in the middle.
  • Give the dressing a good shake and pour over the warm duck salad.


The nutritional information provided is approximate and is calculated using online tools. Information can vary depending on various factors, but we have endeavoured to be as accurate as possible.


Calories: 640kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 48gFat: 45gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 197mgSodium: 780mgPotassium: 201mgFiber: 2gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 521IUVitamin C: 38mgCalcium: 44mgIron: 4mg
Keyword duck, salad
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