The Best Online Cooking Videos
Already have an account? Sign In
Previewing

Make it your own - Pan Fried Duck

(13:29)
5
stars
Ready In
Prep Time
Cook Time
Sage Russell
Sage Russell
327 Followers
This delicious pan fried duck was inspired by Sage's trip to Toulouse, and uses cape gooseberries to complement the richness of the duck breast. This duck is wonderfully easy to make, and bound to impress your friends. Watch Sage Russell make classic recipes from around the world his own in this Grokker Premium video. Enjoy Sage's Make it your own series and remember to add your own inspiration, and share your photos by posting an 'I Did This'.

Cooking Recipe

Serves: 2

Ingredients:
Duck Breasts
2 duck breasts
1 whole star anise
2 whole cloves of garlic
2 fresh thyme sprigs

Cape Gooseberry Marmalade
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 chopped red onion or shallots
Pinch of salt
1 & 1/2 cup (200g) cape gooseberries (physalis)
1 orange, zest
1/2 orange, juice
1 tbsp honey

Directions:
Duck Breasts
1. Pre-heat an oven to 375°F (180°C). Score the duck fat taking care not to cut into the meat, and place skin-side down in a cold pan and place over a medium to high heat.

2. Once the fat begins to melt and coat the bottom of the pan, add the star anise, garlic and fresh thyme, and begin to baste the duck by spooning the oil over the duck breast. Continue basting until the fat becomes crispy, which will take around 6-7 minutes from when the pan comes up to temperature. Before placing the oven, turn the duck breast over and baste briefly with the skin-side up.

3. Place the duck into the oven for 5 to 6 minutes.

4. Leave the duck to rest for 2-3 minutes before serving alongside the marmalade.

Cape Gooseberry Marmalade
1. While the duck is cooking, in another pan add the oil, the chopped red onion and a little salt, and sauté until translucent.

2. Add the cape gooseberries and press down with the back of a spoon to release the juices. Then add the zest and juice of the orange.

3. Add the honey according to taste, and then allow the gooseberries to reduce until mixture becomes the consistency of a marmalade.

Making it your own: Sage's thoughts:

1. To compliment the richness of the duck, Sage uses cape gooseberries for their tartness, but other fruits like raspberries, blueberries, apricots or plumbs also works fantastically.

2. Adding a little sweetness or sour to the marmalade in the form of sugar, honey or different types of vinegar can really enhance the flavor.

3. To baste the duck Sage adds star anise, thyme and garlic to the fat, but many other aromatics can be used such as rosemary or allspice berries.

4. If you would like your duck more on the rare side, do not use the oven, but instead leave the duck skin-side up for an extra 2-3 minutes.

How are you going to make it your own?

Pan Fried Duck
Other Videos You Might Like
Thumbnail image for Sweet and Sour Cabbage
Sage Russell
9:20
Thumbnail image for Pan-Fried Chicken & Sage
Geoff Rigby
10:46
Thumbnail image for Deep-Fried Turducken
Doc Ward
9:59
Thumbnail image for Butternut Squash Soup
David Lawrence
11:16
Thumbnail image for Turkey Green Bean Stir Fry
Joanne Choi
6:03
Thumbnail image for Chicken Fried Rice
Linda Anusasananan
7:19
Thumbnail image for Pan-Seared Scallops
Loyd Grossman
6:34
Thumbnail image for Frying Pan Granola & Fruit
Jassy Davis
5:20
Thumbnail image for How to make Chicken Satay and Peanut Sauce
How to make Chicken Satay and Peanut Sauce
Caroline MiLi Artiss
8 I Did This
10:24
Thumbnail image for Duck Confit
Duck Confit
ByronTalbott
2 I Did This
6:58
Thumbnail image for Quinoa Fried Rice
Quinoa Fried Rice
Jaden Hair
13 I Did This
3:42
Thumbnail image for How To Make Malaysian Chicken Satay
How To Make Malaysian Chicken Satay
VideojugFoodAndDrink
5 I Did This
8:31
Thumbnail image for Fried Green Tomatoes With Garlic Aioli
3:13
Thumbnail image for How to Make Spaghetti and Meatballs
How to Make Spaghetti and Meatballs
TheOfficialHungry
1 I Did This
2:03
Thumbnail image for Spanish Chicken and Rice Skillet - Gluten Free
3:38
Thumbnail image for How to Make Rilakkuma Omurice
How to Make Rilakkuma Omurice
ochikeron
1 I Did This
4:58
Thumbnail image for How To Make Churro Mexican Dessert
How To Make Churro Mexican Dessert
cookingmexicanrecipe
1 I Did This
9:21
Thumbnail image for How To Make Korean Seafood Spicy Soup
8:45
Thumbnail image for Turkish Lamb Meatballs
Sage Russell
11:12
Thumbnail image for Homemade Churros
Homemade Churros
Laura in the Kitchen
4 I Did This
5:01
Thumbnail image for Deep Fry Beer-Battered Mahi Mahi
Deep Fry Beer-Battered Mahi Mahi
TheOfficialHungry
0 I Did This
1:00
Thumbnail image for Oven-Fried Gluten Free Fish and Chips
Oven-Fried Gluten Free Fish and Chips
EZGlutenFree
0 I Did This
3:51
Thumbnail image for Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Waffles Recipe
4:07
Testimonial
Suzie R.
I just wanted to say thank you for your site. I discovered it via Anna Olson, my baking mentor. Finding high quality cooking videos that really teach you about food and techniques is such a challenge and yours are amazing. I can't wait to do some recipe testing and love that it is so easy to email yourself the recipes!
Suzie R.
It's time to do something good for yourself
It's free and easy to join
On-demand videos, on your time
On-demand videos, on your time
Learn from the experts
Learn from the experts
1000s of premium produced and curated videos
1000s of premium produced and curated videos