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Breast of Duck Salad

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For raspberry vinaigrette
  Raspberry jam 2 Tablespoon
  Raspberry vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Defatted reduced sodium chicken broth 3 Tablespoon
  Walnut oil/Canola oil 1 Teaspoon
  Dijon mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Duck breast 1 1⁄4 Pound, trimmed of all visible fat
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Dry red wine/Cranberry juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pear 1 , chopped
  Mixed baby lettuce 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Chopped toasted walnuts 2 Tablespoon
  Crumbled blue cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste

To make the raspberry vinaigrette: Place the jam in a small microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high power for 1 minute, or until melted.
Whisk in the vinegar, broth, oil, and mustard.
To make the salad: Coat a grill rack or broiler pan with no-stick spray.
Preheat the grill or broiler.
Season the duck with the salt and pepper.
Cook 4" from the heat for 4 to 5 minutes per side.
Transfer to a cutting board and let stand for 5 minutes.
Cut the duck across the grain into 12 thin slices.
In a small saucepan, combine the wine or cranberry juice and pears.
Place over medium-high heat and cook, stirring often, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until the liquid has evaporated.
Divide the lettuce among dinner plates.
Sprinkle with the walnuts and blue cheese.
Divide the pears and duck among the plates.
Drizzle with the vinaigrette.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 115 Calories from Fat 42

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.4%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 38.1 mg12.7%

Sodium 107.4 mg4.5%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.98 g3.9%

Sugars 3.1 g

Protein 11 g21.2%

Vitamin A 1.1% Vitamin C 5.8%

Calcium 2% Iron 12.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Breast Of Duck Salad Recipe