Seared Duck Breasts

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Seared Duck Breasts
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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
ready in 50 min.
Ready in
Calories:
67
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 each contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie67 kcal(3 %)
Protein13.11 g(13 %)
Fat1.19 g(1 %)
Carbohydrates0 g(0 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage0 g(0 %)
Niacin7.92 mg(66 %)
Vitamin C1.52 mg(2 %)
Calcium4.27 mg(0 %)
Iron2.13 mg(14 %)
Saturated fatty acids0.27 g
Cholesterol67.92 mg

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
2 duck legs (each about 350 g)
coarse Sea salt
freshly ground peppers

Preparation steps

1.

Step 1 and 2

2.

Preheat the oven to 150°C (approximately 300°F). Rinse the duck breasts and pat dry with paper towel. 

3.

Step 3

4.

Remove any remaining feathers with tweezers.

5.

Step 4

6.

Score the skin in a crosshatch pattern, making sure to not cut into the meat.

7.

Step 5

8.

Heat a skillet (preferrably not non-stick). Place the duck breasts in the skillet, skin side down. Sear until golden brown and crispy, about 8 minutes.

9.

Step 6

10.

Turn the duck breasts and cook on the other side for 1-2 minutes. Baste with the residual duck fat.

11.

Step 7 and 8

12.

Turn the duck breasts again and cover with foil.

13.

Step 9

14.

Cook the duck breasts in the oven for 20-25 minutes. Remove from oven and remove the aluminum foil.

15.

Step 9, 10 and 11

16.

Season the duck with salt and pepper to taste. Thinly slice and serve.