Duck Breasts with Melon, Apple and Calvados

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Health Score:
4,7 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
ready in 55 min.
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
2 large duck legs (each about 300 grams)
salt
freshly ground peppers
2 tablespoons honey
1 Apple
100 milliliters Red wine
100 milliliters balsamic vinegar
2 cloves
4 centiliters Calvados
1 tablespoon Apple jelly
4 Watermelon (each about 100 grams)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
honeysaltAppleclovesWatermelon

Preparation steps

1.
Preheat the oven to 100 ° C convection.
2.

Rinse duck breasts, pat dry and score skin in diamond pattern. Season with salt and pepper. Heat pan and cook meat, skin side down, for about 5 minutes. Turn over and cook briefly. Arrange breasts on a lined with parchment paper baking dish and brush with 1 tablespoon of honey. Rinse and dry apple, quarter and core, cut into wedges. Arrange apple wedges around duck breasts and also brush with honey. Roast in preheated oven at 100°C (approximately 200°F) for about 35 minutes. 

3.

Drain fat from the dish and place into a pot. Add red wine and balsamic vinegar. Add cloves and reduce to about 1/4. Add Calvados and apple jelly, mix well and season with salt and pepper. Remove cloves. 

4.

Cut melon wedges into very thin strips. 

5.

Remove duck breasts from the oven, let rest briefly and cut into slices. Arrange meat with apple, melon and sauce on plates and serve.