Lemon Herb Duck Breasts

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by chia2160

adapted from today's ny times

Top Review by vanessanewbie

This was a keeper. A very flexible recipe as I didn't use fresh parsley, bit used a pesto of wild garlic, fresh rosemary, zest of one lemon, and dried thyme. Made a paste of all this with olive oil and salt and pepper, spread over the duck breasts and fried 5 minutes on each side. It was perfect and my family said I could make it again, true words of praise!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine parsley, garlic, lemon zest, pepper, thyme and rosemary in a bowl. Roll duck pieces in herb mixture to coat all over.
  2. Put oil in a large sauté pan, and turn heat to medium-high. When oil shimmers add duck, and reduce heat to medium. Cook, turning once or twice, until coating browns and duck is medium-rare to medium, about 10 minutes. Season meat with salt, and let it rest for a few minutes.
  3. serve.

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