Cooking a duck breast takes skill and who better than Gordon Ramsay to show you how it's done? In this video, the famed British chef shows you how to cook duck breast perfectly with the help of a hot pan and a few little tricks.
His tricks involve a simple salt and pepper seasoning. It's important to start the duck breast cold so the breast releases its own fat in the pan. It’s then seared on a high heat and finished in the oven.
Ramsay also shows you a nice trick for confirming the duck is cooked. It’s a quick video but it’s full of great little tips to help you cook duck breast perfectly every time.
Afterward, put your new skills to good use with our gourmet duck breast recipes. Enjoy!
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Gourmet Duck Breast Recipes
Duck Breast with Pomegranate
Once you've mastered how to cook a duck breast perfectly then you are only a few steps away from creating tantalizing dishes like the one pictured above.
You can take a simple duck breast to the next level by making a sauce with some vegetable stock, cornstarch, honey and pomegranate seeds.
Crispy Duck Breast with Plum Sauce
No one will be able to resist this super crispy duck breast served with a sweet and tangy plum sauce.
The trick to the duck breast's irresistible flavor? Baste it with a mix of plum wine, honey, five spice powder and soy sauce while roasting.
Sous Vide Duck Breast
Italian chef Giancarlo Morelli shares his recipe for medium-rare duck breast paired with beets, sprouts, and pickled potatoes. A stunning dish perfect for entertaining.
Tandoori Duck Breast
Duck breasts get the Indian treatment in this delectable recipe for duck tandoori. The breast is marinated with yogurt and spices like ginger, turmeric, and chilli powder. It is then roasted in the oven.
Want to try some gourmet street food at home? Then this duck kebab is a must! It is served with trufled mayonnaise and homemade carrot jam. Delicious!