Red Wine Jus Duck

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Ingredients (for 2ppl):

Main Ingredients:

  • 2 duck breasts
  • 1 shallot
  • 200ml red wine
  • 100ml chicken stock
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp red current jelly

Goes Well With:

  • Roasted Potatoes
  • Seasonal Vegetables

Utensils:

  • Skillet
  • Saucepan

Instructions

Best if duck is brined (6-8 hours before)

Cooking (45mins):

  1. Chop shallots and sautee in a saucepan with some oil (5 mins)
  2. Add wine, stock and bay leaf and simmer (40 mins)
  3. Score the skin and fat on the duck, dry with a paper towel
  4. Preheat oven to 180°
  5. Put the duck skin side down in a medium hot skillet (4 mins)
  6. Transfer to oven (8 mins)
  7. Remove duck from oven and cover in foil and towel to rest (5 mins)
  8. Serve and pour over red wine jus