Duck Breasts with Red Plums

Source : Preheat Oven To 180 Cmake Several Shallow Cuts Across The Breasts And Sprinkle With Saltpress The Crushed Cinnamon Into The Cuts And Also Generally All ...

PreTime
more Minutes
CookTime
a few Minutes
Yield
Some Servings

Sent by

at : June 11, 2021

Step:

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C

  2. Make several shallow cuts across the breasts and sprinkle with salt

  3. Press the crushed cinnamon into the cuts and also generally all over both sides of the breasts

  4. In a pan take half of the butter and slowly melt, then add the breasts and fry on both side to seal.

  5. Place into a baking dish and bake for about 8 minutes,

  6. Remove breasts from the oven to the pan used to fry them, then add the brandy and 'carefully' light it. Oncve the flames have died down, remove the breasts and keep warm.

  7. Add the stock and the cream to the pan and simmer on a low heat, until it has reduced and thikened.

  8. Tst and adjust the seasoning as desired.

  9. Reserve a few slices of the plums to use for garnish and after slowly melting the rest of the butter, fry the plums and the coriander - keep some for garnish.

  10. Fry on a low heat until just cooked through.

  11. Slice the breasts and pour sauce around each one.

  12. Garnish with plums and coriander


Ingredients

  1. 4 x 180 gr duck breasts skinned and boned
  2. 4 cm stick of cinamon, crushed in a mortar
  3. 60 gr butter
  4. 250 ml chicken stock
  5. 250 ml double cream
  6. 1 tbs Plum Brnd, or cognac
  7. 6 fresh red plums skinned and sliced
  8. to taste salt and pepper
  9. 8 sprigs coriander - also used for garnish

Related Recipes

Gazpacho with chilli and herbs

Gazpacho with chilli and herbs

Simple Garlic Shrimp

Simple Garlic Shrimp

Szechuan Spicy Beef

Szechuan Spicy Beef

Veal-Escalopes with ruby grapefruit and ginger

Veal-Escalopes with ruby grapefruit and ginger

Spaghetti sauce with the Ground Beef base

Spaghetti sauce with the Ground Beef base

Avocado Salad with Mango  Shrimp

Avocado Salad with Mango Shrimp

Cajun Oyster Croquettes

Cajun Oyster Croquettes

Chocolate Fruit Fondue

Chocolate Fruit Fondue