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Tasty Duck Breasts With Wild Mushrooms

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In this week's edition of "Cooking with Chef Hermann," the Chef will preparing sauteed duck breasts with wild mushrooms.
  Duck breast 32 Ounce (Halves With Skin)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Wild mushrooms 2 3⁄4 Pound (Such As Oyster, Portobello With Gills Scraped Out, And Stemmed Shiitake, 9 Cups)
  Thinly sliced shallots 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dry red wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped fresh parsley 1 Teaspoon

Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Using sharp knife, score skin of duck breasts diagonally to create 3/4-inch wide diamond pattern; pat dry. Sprinkle duck with salt and pepper. Heat heavy large skillet over high heat. Add duck breasts, skin side down. Cook until skin is deep golden brown, about 8 minutes. Turn duck over, cook about 3 minutes for medium-rare. Transfer to rimmed baking sheet and keep warm in oven.

Pour all but 1 tablespoon drippings from skillet. Add oil. Reduce heat to medium-high. Add mushrooms and shallots and saute until mushrooms are tender, about 8 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add wine and stir until juices thicken, scraping up browned bits, about 1 minute.

Place one duck breast on each of 4 plates. Pour mushroom sauce over, sprinkle with parsley and serve.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Side Dish
Meat, Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
This delicious duck recipe features tender duck breasts and wild mushrooms. Rich in flavor and exquisite in texture, this recipe by Chef Hermann is a must have. Never mind if you can't find large duck breasts, you can always use frozen duck breasts to make some. A worthy shot.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 384 Calories from Fat 77

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.2%

Saturated Fat 2 g10.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 87.3 mg29.1%

Sodium 103.4 mg4.3%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.4%

Sugars 0.2 g

Protein 46 g91.2%

Vitamin A 9.4% Vitamin C 39.4%

Calcium 23.9% Iron 58.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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