Duck Breast Saute

June 19, 2017

By – Kath Troubridge

Duck is perhaps the most popular flying game in North America. As we all know, it can also be the toughest to cook correctly to make it taste good. This simple recipe is sure to make your harvest taste delicious.

4 Boneless Duck Breasts
Salt & freshly ground pepper
1 Tbsp. Butter
2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
1 Medium Onion, thinly sliced
2 Large celery stalks, sliced ¼” thick
1 sprig of fresh rosemary or ½ tsp. dried rosemary
1 Tbsp. Brandy


Remove all skin from the duck breast.
Slice the meat in thin strips across the grain and season with
Salt and pepper.

Heat butter and oil over medium heat in a wok or nonstick frying pan.
Add onions.
When the onions are soft add duck breast pieces, celery and rosemary.
Increase heat to medium-high and cook the duck rate, appx. 2 -3 min.
Add the brandy and cook for 1 more min so it is medium-rare.
Serve over rice.

Makes 2 – 5 servings

You can use various seasonings and vegetables, eg. Baby corn, water chestnuts, bok choy or other
tender vegetables like peas or beans.  You can also add a dash of soy sauce & sesame oil for an oriental flair.