Bacon Wrapped Duck Breasts

Bacon Wrapped Duck Breasts


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About this recipe: A simple way to prepare duck breasts. Serve with wild rice and fresh bread for a special meal.


Serves: 6 

  • 4 tablespoons salt
  • 2L water
  • 12 duck breast fillets
  • 12 rashers bacon
  • 450ml Italian-style salad dressing

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Extra time:16hr marinating  ›  Ready in:17hr15min 

  1. Mix together salt and water. Set aside 2/3 of the mixture, and pour the rest into a glass baking dish. Soak the duck in the salt water overnight. Change the salt water twice, or until mostly clear.
  2. The next morning, discard the salt water, and pour salad dressing over the duck breasts, and marinate for at least 8 hours.
  3. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Wrap each breast half in one strip of bacon, and secure with a wooden skewer. Place the breasts in a 20x30cm baking dish.
  4. Bake for about 1 hour, or until bacon is crisp, and duck is cooked through.

For the barbecue...

Preheat the barbecue to medium-high heat. Barbecue duck breasts for about 30 minutes, turning once.

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