Sesame duck with raspberry and star anise glaze

If you're entertaining, duck is always an impressive meal to present.
 
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Recipe from: 13 August 2015
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 20 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 125
    g
    fresh raspberries
  • 50
    g
    sugar
  • 1/2
    cup
    water
  • 2
    star anise
  • 4
    duck breasts, skin scored
  • 1
    tsp
    toasted sesame seeds
  • 210
    g
    self-raising flour
  • sea salt and black pepper
  • 3
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/3
    cup
    milk
  • 25
    g
    butter, melted
  • 3
    spring onions, chopped
  • butter, for frying
  • sliced cucumber, lime halves and
  • coriander leaves, to serve
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 

Place raspberries, sugar, water and star anise in a pot, stir until sugar has dissolved, simmer for 3 to 4 minutes or until reduced and slightly thickened.

Preheat oven to 200ºC. Season duck breasts and sear, skin-side down, for 2 minutes. Remove from pan, drain on paper towel, place on a small baking tray, season, cover with raspberry glaze and bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

For The Pancakes Sift the flour, salt and pepper into a bowl. Whisk together the eggs, milk and butter, add to the flour, sprinkle over spring onions, stir well to combine. Heat a crêpe pan, smear with butter, add 1/4 to 1/3 cup pancake batter, swirl around the pan, cook for 1 minute and flip. Repeat with remaining batter.

To Serve Place pancakes on plates, top with sliced duck and serve with cucumber, lime and coriander.

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