Red Wine Jus Duck


Ingredients (for 2ppl):

Main Ingredients:

  • 2 duck breasts
  • 100ml red wine
  • 60ml chicken stock
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tbsp red current jelly
  • Squeeze of honey
  • 1 orange
  • 1/2 tsp flour
  • Garlic
  • Rosemary

Goes Well With:

  • Roasted Potatoes
  • Seasonal Vegetables


  • Skillet
  • Saucepan


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

Prepare (5min):

  1. Dry duck breasts and score skin
  2. Mix 60ml of chicken stock
  3. Put wine, red current jelly, honey, chicken stock, bayleaf, juice of 1 orange, salt, pepper into a saucepan
  4. Preheat oven to 180°

Cooking (20mins):

  1. Put the duck skin side down in a hot skillet with garlic and rosemary (4 mins)
  2. Meanwhile, bring wine sauce to a boil, then simmer
  3. Transfer duck to the oven (11 mins)
  4. Remove duck from oven and cover in foil and towel to rest (5 mins)
  5. Remove resemary from duck pan, squish garlic and fry (1 min)
  6. Add flour to pan and stir till bonded with the duck fat (1 min)
  7. Pour wine sauce into skillet and raise heat to reduce further, stir (3 mins)