Five Spice Duck Breast with Chili Oil

Total time: 1hr
Preparation Time: 60m

For 4 people

Nutritional Information

Contains 587 Kcal, 36g Protein, 44g Carbohydrates, 23g Fat


  • 1 tsp. coriander seeds
  • 0.5 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. black peppercorns
  • 0.5 tsp. cinnamon
  • 0.75 tsp. salt
  • 0.5 tsp. ground cardamom
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 duck breast (je ca. 250 g), Fettschicht entfernt, beiseite gestellt
  • 3 shallot, cut into segments
  • 2 pinches raw sugar
  • 3 red chili pepper, insides removed, cut into rings
  • 0.25 tsp. salt
  • 1 kg sweet potatoes, cut into pieces
  • saltwater, boiling
  • salt and pepper to taste

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  • Using a pestle and mortar, finely grind the coriander with all the other ingredients up to and including the salt, mix with the oil. Put a frying pan on the heat, rub the seasoned oil into the duck breasts, fry for approx. 5 mins. on each side. Remove the pan from the heat, cover and leave in the pan to rest for approx. 10 mins.
  • Gently melt the reserved fat in a pan to create approx. 3 tbsp of liquid fat. Remove the remaining skin. Add the shallots, chilli pepper, sugar and salt, simmer for approx. 4 mins.
  • Boil the potatoes, uncovered, in salted water for approx. 20 mins. until soft, drain and return to the pan, mash with a potato masher or a fork, season, plate up with the duck breasts and shallot & chilli oil.
  • Tipp:

    Statt 4 Entenbrüstli 2 grosse Entenbrüstli (je ca. 400 g) verwenden, beidseitig je ca. 7 Min. braten.

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