Duck breast with apples and cider
- 2 duck breasts
- 2 apples
- 5 fl. oz. cider
- 1 tbsp. brown sugar
- salt & pepper
Preheat the oven to 300°F
1/ Score the skin of the duck breasts to create a diamond pattern.
2/ Heat the frying pan to 2/3 of the maximum power of your stove and test the heat using the 'water drop' technique.
3/ Place the duck breasts skin side down and reduce the heat to medium.
4/ Brown the duck breasts for 5 min on the skin side and turn and brown for 1 min on the other side.
5/ Remove the duck breasts and add the apples cut into quarters.
6/ Add the tablespoon of sugar and caramelize the apples.
7/ Add the duck breasts back to the pan and cook in the oven for 15 min.
8/ Remove from the oven, deglaze the pan with the cider and season.