Duck Breast in a Salt Crust

Recipe by Missy Wombat
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 2-4
YIELD: 2 breasts
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Cut the skin of the duck breasts in a criss cross pattern and fry for 2 minutes until golden brown.
  • Remove the breasts and let drain.
  • Cover the bottom of a small heat proof dish with a 1 cm layer of salt.
  • Lay the duck breasts in the dish next to each other and sprinkle generously with salt and just a little water.
  • Preheat the oven to 460 F/250°C.
  • Cook for about 20-25 minutes so that the breasts are still pink inside.
  • Remove from oven and leave to stand for another 5 minutes.
  • Then remove the salt crust, cut the meat into slices and serve.