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Duck Breasts With Onion And Cranberry Confit

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Ingredients
For onion and cranberry confit
  Butter 25 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Sliced onions 500 Milliliter (2 Cups)
  Cranberries 250 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Unsweetened apple juice 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Maple syrup 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Apple jelly 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Raspberry vinegar 1⁄2 Teaspoon (2 Milliliter)
For porto sauce
  Butter 1 Teaspoon (5 Milliliter)
  Chopped shallots 15 Milliliter
  Port wine/Red wine 250 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Bay leaf 1
  Parsley sprig 1
  Thyme sprig 1
  Brown sauce 375 Milliliter (1 1/2 Cup, Store Bought)
For duck breasts
  Butter 2 Teaspoon (10 Milliliter)
  Duck breasts 1 1⁄2 Pound (2 Pieces, 3/4 Pound / 375 Gram Each)
Directions

ONION AND CRANBERRY CONFIT In a pan, heat the butter and saute the onions.
Add the cranberries, apple juice, maple syrup, apple jelly and raspberry vinegar.
Let simmer over medium heat for approximately 12 to 15 minutes; keep warm.
PORTO SAUCE In a small pan, melt the butter and saute the shallots.
Add the port, bay leaf, parsley and thyme; let reduce by half.
Add the brown sauce and let simmer over low heat for 2 to 3 minutes; strain and keep warm.
DUCK BREASTS In an ovenproof skillet, heat the butter and cook the duck breasts for 2 minutes on each side.
Finish cooking in the oven at 350°F (180°C), with the skin side down, for 10 minutes or until the desired taste is reached.
Cut the breasts into thin slices and serve on plates lined with the porto sauce.
Garnish with the onion and cranberry confit.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Duckling
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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