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Thai Sweet Hot Duck With Garlic And Mint

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  Boneless duck breast halves 1 1⁄2 Pound (3 Pieces, Skin On)
  Peanut oil 1 Teaspoon
  Chicken stock/Low salt chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 2 Teaspoon
  Star anise powder 1 Teaspoon
  Serrano chilies 5 , stemmed, seeded and thinly sliced
  Garlic 10 Clove (50 gm), thinly sliced
  Fresh lime juice 3 Tablespoon
  Fish sauce 2 Tablespoon (Nuoc Cham)
  Lettuce 1 (For Lining A Platter)
  Chopped fresh mint 1 Cup (16 tbs)

In a nonstick saute pan, brown the skin sides of the duck breasts in the oil over moderate heat for 3 minutes.
Add the chicken stock, corn syrup, star anise, chilies, garlic, lime juice, and fish sauce.
Cook over moderate heat for 5 to 7 minutes or until the sauce is slightly thick and the duck is still pink in the center.
Remove the duck, leaving the sauce in the pan over very low heat.
Place the duck on a cutting surface and let stand at room temperature for 5 minutes before slicing.
Slice the breasts on the diagonal into thin slices.
Lay the lettuce leaves on a serving platter, and place the sliced duck on top of the lettuce.
Mix the mint into the sauce.
Drizzle over the duck, and serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 885 Calories from Fat 610

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 68 g104.4%

Saturated Fat 0.62 g3.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2.4 mg0.8%

Sodium 903.8 mg37.7%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.8%

Sugars 4.6 g

Protein 49 g97.6%

Vitamin A 176.8% Vitamin C 72%

Calcium 11% Iron 13.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Thai Sweet Hot Duck With Garlic And Mint Recipe