← Back to Search Results
sauteeing
Grilled Duck Breast Salad Recipe-1765

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 head oak-leaf lettuce (or other loose-leaf lettuce)
  • 1 cup shelled lima beans, fresh or frozen
  • 4 (8 to 10 ounce) boneless duck breast halves (magrets)
  • 2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 8 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large yellow bell pepper, seeded, deveined, and cut into thin strips
  • 2 medium red bell peppers, seeded, deveined, and cut into thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chervil
  • 1 black truffle, cut into julienne (optional)

Directions

Wash and dry the lettuce and tear into bite-size pieces.

Line a large plastic bag with a sheet of paper toweling. Add the greens and place another sheet on top of them. Close and refrigerate.

In a medium saucepan of lightly salted boiling water, cook the fresh lima beans for 10 to 15 minutes until tender. (If using frozen beans, cook for 1 to 2 minutes.) Drain, cool under cold water, and drain again. Set aside.

Rub the duck skin with the thyme. Season with salt and pepper, and set aside.

In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil over medium heat. Add the peppers and, tossing occasionally, cook until wilted, about 10 minutes, Using a slotted spoon, remove the peppers to a bowl and set aside.

Raise the heat to high. When the skillet begins to smoke, add the duck breasts, skin side down. Cook until the skin is golden, about 4 minutes. Turn and sear for 3 more minutes until the duck breasts are rare. (Magrets are best served rare; for medium rare, cook about 2 minutes longer.) Remove from the pan and reserve on a warm plate.

In a large bowl, whisk together the vinegar with salt and pepper to taste. Gradually whisk in the remaining 6 tablespoons oil. Add the greens and toss to coat. Divide the greens among 4 serving plates and sprinkle with the lima beans and pepper strips.

Slice the duck breasts across the grain into thin slices and arrange over the greens. Sprinkle with the chervil and optional truffle.


© 1997 Christopher Idone
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 1/8 teaspoon added salt per serving and does not include optional black truffle.

931kcal (47%)
72mg (7%)
201mg (334%)
511mcg RAE (17%)
1314mg
98mg
54g
5g
5g
19g
227mg (76%)
504mg (21%)
18g (90%)
71g (109%)
14mg (78%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 
Free Activity Kit for Love Monster and the Last Chocolate!

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

parents-need-to-eat-too Parents Need to Eat Too
by Debbie Koenig
salmon-a-cookbook Salmon: A Cookbook
by Diane Morgan
the-sushi-experience The Sushi Experience
by Hiroko Shimbo
good-to-the-grain Good to the Grain
by Kim Boyce
how-to-be-a-domestic-goddess How to be a Domestic Goddess
by Nigella Lawson
the-sweet-life The Sweet Life
by Kate Zuckerman
lidias-italy Lidia's Italy
by Lidia Bastianich
baked-new-frontiers-in-baking Baked: New Frontiers in Baking
by Matt Lewis, Renato Poliafito
jacques-torres-a-year-in-chocolate-80-recipes-for-holidays-and-special-occasions Jacques Torres' A Year in C...
by Judith Choate, Jacques Torres
arthur-schwartzs-new-york-city-food Arthur Schwartz's New York ...
by Arthur Schwartz
Close_overlay

Thanks for signing up!

You'll receive an activation email in your inbox shortly. Don't forget to click that link and activate your new Cookstr.com account!

Already a member? Sign in here
Close_overlay

Sign up for Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
Spinner
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Close_overlay
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?