This tempting honeyed duck breast recipe is very easy to prepare and creates such a beautiful hors d’oeuvre for you guests. Serve the duck with honey glaze beside colorful steamed vegetables and a rich gratin to create a full, special occasion meal. Check this post before selecting and preparing your duck breasts.
Ingredients list: Duck breast with honey
The ingredients used to prepare a duck breast with honey are:
- 4 duck breasts
- 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
- 2 handful of raisins
- 2 minced shallots
- 4 tablespoons honey
- 200 ml fruit juice (apricot, pineapple…)
- thyme , salt, cumin
Preparation: Duck breast with honey
For this recipe, the breasts should be cut in diamond on the surface. Then they will be placed in a pot containing a little water. It is essential that the skin of the duck stays in contact with the pot. After 10 minutes of cooking, the breasts should be turned back. Cooking for 10 minutes is required before adding the pepper and salt. Then, the breasts should be removed from the pot.
In the pot, the shallots are simmered for 3 minutes. Then the vinegar, spices and honey can be added to shallots. Similarly, after 2 minutes, raisins and fruit juice may be added to the sauce. It is necessary to stir the mixture regularly. The sauce should boil about 10 minutes before putting the duck breasts into the pot. 5 minutes will suffice for the breasts are fully cooked and ready to serve.