Duck Breast Recipe

Duck Breast Recipe

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Duck is delicious! Duck is a richer, more flavorful poultry product than chicken or turkey. In fact, there is no white meat on a duck, it’s all red meat, which means you should cook your duck more like a steak…

Duck is delicious! Duck is a richer, more flavorful poultry product than chicken or turkey. In fact, there is no white meat on a duck, it’s all red meat, which means you should cook your duck more like a steak than a chicken breast. Follow these instructions to have a perfectly prepared duck breast ready to use in your favorite duck recipe!

Ingredients

Yield

Each breast lobe is about 8 oz. and will feed two people
  • 1 Duck Breast Lobe
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Directions

  • 1

    Defrost your duck breast and score the skin into a cross-hatch pattern. Do not cut into the meat, only score the skin.

  • 2

    Season the skin lightly with salt and pepper, or your favorite seasoning mix.

  • 3

    Preheat an oven safe pan to a medium-low heat, and place the duck breast skin side down on the pan. Cook for 10 minutes on medium low heat.

  • 4

    Flip the duck breast over and cook for 2 more minutes on medium low heat.

  • 5

    Transfer the pan and duck breast to an oven preheated to 350° and bake for 5 minutes or until the internal temperature of the duck reaches 155°.

  • 6

    Remove from oven, transfer to a cutting board, and let rest for 5 minutes before slicing.

  • 7

    Slice into strips and serve as part of your favorite meal or recipe!


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