How To Cook Duck Breast

Adding a little excitement to your menu can be as simple as selecting an ingredient you don’t usually use. One of the great game meats, duck is far less commonly used than meats like chicken, pork or beef. However, once you taste its rich flavor and see how easy it is to prepare, you’ll want to use every opportunity to make it. Learning to cook duck breast is an easy way to get started. A combination of pan-frying and finishing in the oven produces duck breast that is golden and crispy on the outside and tender and juicy on the inside. If you need a meal that’s guaranteed to impress guests, learn to cook this recipe – you’ll truly wow everyone at the table. In this video, Chef Mark shows you the secrets to preparing succulent duck that looks as impressive as it tastes. For more great cooking demonstration videos, subscribe to the LearnToCookOnline YouTube channel.

Duck Breast Recipe

2 – duck breasts, defrosted
Sea salt
2 Tbsp.coconut oil or salad oil
8-12 fresh raspberries
1oz chicken stock
1 Tbsp. softened butter
1 tsp. cornstarch mixed with water. (orange liqueur optional dash or so)

1. Remove any moisture from Duck breast and score skin with crosshatch makes as demo’d in the video.
2. Place duck on a large plate and place another plate flat against the duck , place heavy weight to compress it and place overnight in refridge.
3. Next day when ready to cook, season with salt and sear on medium heat skin side down first, then turn over and cook until rare med rare. 125oF.
4. Remove duck from pan, degrease pan, and then add butter and deglaze with stock, and wine.
5. Allow to simmer and thicken with cornstarch .add liqueur as desired 6. Plate up duck pour over sauce and garnish with fresh raspberries

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