SPECIAL BREAST OF DUCK

  • 26/12/2015
  • Easy
  • 4
  • 60 min

Enjoy all the flavours of a fine slice of duck breast made very special with the addition of pine nuts, sultanas and pomegranate seeds.

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Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp oil
  • 800 g duck breast
  • 1 tbsp Vegeta Chicken stock powder
  • 150-200 ml water
  • 80 g sultanas
  • 70-100 ml brandy
  • 50 ml oilve oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • Salt
  • 150 g rocket leaves
  • 50 g pine nuts, toasted
  • 2 tbsp pomegranate seeds

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. 2.
    Heat oil in a pan and braise the duck breast. Transfer to a casserole or baking dish, sprinkle with Vegeta Chicken stock, add water, cover with aluminium foil and bake in oven for about 40 minutes.
  3. 3.
    Cut the rested and cooled duck breast into thin slices.
  4. 4.
    Soak the sultanas in brandy and drain.
  5. 5.
    Combine olive oil with balsamic vinegar and a pinch of salt.
  6. 6.
    Arrange the sliced duck breast on a serving plate, top with rocket leaves, sprinkle with pine nuts, sultanas and pomegranate seeds.
  7. 7.
    Drizzle with a little olive oil and balsamic vinegar, and serve.

Tip

Brush oil over the duck breast and braise in a hot non-stick pan to prevent oil from burning or the meat sticking.

Energy and nutritional values

Energy and nutritional values are calculated per one serving (i.e. for 1 person). For a dessert, energy and nutritional values have been calculated per 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 727 / 3.039 - -
- saturated fatty acids g 7,99 - -
- monounsaturated fatty acids g 18,79 - -
- polyunsaturated fatty acids g 16,15 - -
Carbohydrates g 21,18 - -
Dietary fibre g 3,01 - -
Sodium g 0,43 0 0
Vitamin A μg 1.517,22 38 30
Vitamin D μg 24,00 12 12
Potassium mg 962,35 26 26
Phosphorous mg 486,32 61 61

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)