Duck Breast Recipe

 

Duck breast recipe

Duck breast recipe

Cooking duck breast is one of the easy foods to make, once you know about its formula. Most people are looking for step by step instructions for cooking a duck breast. Here’s the recipe to cook the duck breast properly.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Resting time 5 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main course
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people
Calories 287 kcal

Equipment

  • A large pan
  • Sharp knife
  • Thong

Ingredients
  

  • 2 piece duck breast
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lime

Instructions
 

  • Take out the meat from the fridge, and pat the duck breast using a paper towel.
  • With a sharp knife, score the skin of the duck breast in a cross-hatch pattern.
  • Season it well on both sides with salt, pepper and lime, and let it stand for about 15minutes
  • In a large pan, pour one teaspoon of duck fat or olive oil.
  • Lay the duck breasts skin side down the pan.
  • Turn up the heat to medium-high. Do not preheat the pan.
  • You need to cook the skin side for about 10 minutes.
  • Turn the duck breast overusing thongs, and lightly salt the exposed part.
  • Cook the meat side for about 4-5 minutes.
  • Take the duck breast off the heat and let it cool on the cutting board with skin side up.

Duck breast with sticky Pineapple rice

Duck breast with sticky Pineapple rice

You can also enjoy having a duck breast with a bowl of sticky pineapple rice.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main course
Cuisine American, Thai
Servings 2 people
Calories 500 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Jasmine rice
  • Frozen peas
  • 1 Red onion diced
  • Coconut milk
  • Fresh pineapple
  • Finely chopped coriander
  • Salt

Instructions
 

  • In a saucepan, tip the rice with salt as per your taste.
  • Pour the coconut milk with water, Bring to simmer and cover the pan.
  • Turn the heat down and cook it for 10 minutes.
  • Check the rice – if all liquid is absorbed add small cubed pineapple and let it rest.
  • In a small pan, cook red onion until light golden.
  • Add frozen peas and chopped coriander to it, and cook it for 3-4 minutes.
  • Serve the duck breast in a plate along with pineapple rice, and spread onion and peas.

Simmered duck breast with potatoes and cabbage

Simmered duck breast with potatoes and cabbage

You can also enjoy duck breast with potatoes and cabbage.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Resting time 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Main course
Cuisine American
Servings 1 people
Calories 815 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 teaspoon duck fat
  • cubed potatoes
  • ¼ shredded cabbage
  • chopped parsley
  • chopped ginger
  • salt
  • chicken stock

Instructions
 

  • In a pan, pour one teaspoon duck fat and turn up the heat slightly.
  • Add chopped ginger, cubed potatoes and cook it for 10 minutes.
  • Stir it occasionally.
  • Add in cabbage and stir it until glossy.
  • Pour the chicken stock into it and cover the pan.
  • Simmer it for about 10 minutes.
  • Serve the duck breast in a plate along with vegetables.
  • Spread some parsley and enjoy the dish with a glass of wine.

Duck breast and herb salad with roasted cashews

Duck breast and herb salad with roasted cashews

You can also enjoy duck breast with herb salads and roasted cashews.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Resting time 5 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Main course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 880 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Lettuces
  • 1 onions
  • grapefruit
  • mint, coriander, and basil leaves
  • chopped roasted cashews

Ingredients for dressing

  • fish sauce
  • lime juice
  • green chilies
  • tamarind paste

Instructions
 

  • For the dressing, put two tablespoon fish sauce, two tablespoon lime juice, two to three green chopped chillies, and one tablespoon tamarind sauce in a food processor and whizz.
  • Thinly slice the duck breast and toss it with onions, lettuce, grapefruits, and herbs.
  • Add some of the dressing to the plate.
  • Spread some cashew nuts over the top.
  • Drizzle more sauce over it and serve.

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