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Crispy Skin Duck Breast with Ponzu Dressing Recipe

Crispy Skin Duck Breast with Ponzu Dressing


Duck Breasts
1 Luv-a-Duck Duck Breast,
tenderloin removed
Sea salt flakes
Freshly ground black pepper
1 clove garlic
5 sprigs thyme

Ponzu Dressing
100ml Healthy Boy light soy
50ml ponzu
2 shallots, finely diced
¼ bunch garlic chive, finely sliced
1 knob ginger, finely grated
10ml sesame oil

Products used

Fresh Duck Breasts

Fresh Duck Breasts


  1. Combine all ponzu dressing ingredients and set aside.
  2. Score duck breasts in a criss-cross pattern, season skin and meat with salt and pepper and bring to room temperature.
  3. Place duck breasts skin side down in cold heavy based saucepan and start on high heat.
  4. Cook until duck fat renders and skin is crispy.
  5. Turn onto breast side down and add garlic and thyme.
  6. Baste skin with rendered duck fat with a spoon.
  7. Remove from heat and rest for 10 mins, then carve horizontally.
  8. Pour ponzu dressing on a plate and place duck atop

Chef’s Tips

“At first I was really intimidated - I’ve never tasted ponzu in my life! When we were done I was amazed. I had to be patient while the duck was pan-cooked and then allowed it to rest before serving. That was it!” ISWARYA – Home Cook

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How to Cook Duck Breasts

Products used

Fresh Duck Breasts

Fresh Duck Breasts

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