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Orange Maple Roasted Duck Breasts Recipe
 

Orange Maple Roasted Duck Breasts

Ingredients

● 4 duck breasts
● 4 garlic cloves
● 2 oranges, sliced
● small handful of rosemary
● small handful shallots
● ½ cup maple syrup
● 1 teaspoon whole-grain mustard
● Olive oil, salt & pepper to taste

Products used

Fresh Duck Breasts

Fresh Duck Breasts

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 180ºc.
2. Place duck breast (skin pacing up) to an oiled cooking tray. Use a sharp knife to create slits along the breast, roughly 3 cm apart (the slits on the skin encourage the fat to renders out).
3. Squeeze orange juice over the breast and then place in the tray, followed by the garlic cloves, a sprinkle of rosemary and drizzle of olive oil.
4. In a saucepan, combine orange slices, shallots and maple syrup, bring to a boil and simmer for 5 mins. Remove from heat and pour over duck.
5. Season with salt and pepper, transfer duck to oven and cook for approx. 1hr - 1hr 15 min depending on your oven.
6. Remove the duck from the oven cooked through but not over cooked. I like to cook duck similar to steak, think medium/rare. Once cooked, turn on the grill for 3-4 mins until the skin darkens slightly.
7. In a pan, combine red cabbage and capscum with a dash of maple syrup for your side salad. Cook until just tender approx. 5min.
8. Serve and Enjoy

 

Recipe by Renee Drochmann (@hungrybeargrazing)

Products used

Fresh Duck Breasts

Fresh Duck Breasts


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