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  • Pan Seared Duck Breast w Black Cherry Vinaigrette & Raspberries

    Pan Seared Duck Breast w Black Cherry Vinaigrette & Raspberries

              

    Serves 4

     
    Tangy and sweet black cherry vinaigrette is the perfect complement to pan seared duck breast and it’s easy-to-make to boot! It also pairs perfectly with my Garlic Roasted Asparagus.

     

    What You’ll Need:

    A Sharp Kitchen Knife

    A Blender

    A 12 Inch Stainless Steel Pan

    A 2-Quart Pan with a Cover

    Measuring Cups & Spoons

    2 Kitchen Plates

    Spatula or Kitchen Tongs

    A Kitchen Spoon

    Aluminum Foil

     

    Ingredients:

    1 LB Duck Breast

    1 Tbsp Olive Oil

    Fresh Ground Pepper & Sea Salt

     

    Black Cherry Vinaigrette Sauce:

    1/2 Cup Black Cherry Balsamic
    1/2 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    1/4 Cup Dijon
    1/4 Cup Organic Vegetable Broth
    1/2 Teaspoon Sea Salt
    Drops of Hot Sauce
    1 Pint Raspberries at Room Temperature

     

    How To Put It Together:

    1) To the blender add the Black Cherry Vinaigrette ingredients: blend until well-combined. Pour the vinaigrette into a small pot and place it over low heat to simmer; stirring occasionally.
     
    2) Give the duck breast a healthy grinding of sea salt and pepper. Preheat a stainless steel pan over medium-high heat. You’ll know that the pan is ready when you place your hand about 1 inch above the pan’s surface and you feel heat radiating from the pan. Add the olive oil; swirl it around the pan. Add the the duck breast skin side down; allow to brown for 3 – 5 minutes. Turn the duck and allow it to cook for another 3 minutes or so. Transfer the duck to a plate; tent the breasts with foil and allow them to rest for about 5 minutes.
     
    3) Slice the duck breast on the diagonal; place it on a dinner plate. Spoon the Black Cherry Vinaigrette over the duck; garnish with raspberries.
     
    4) Serve and enjoy!

     

    Nina’s Tasty Tips:

    Black Cherry Vinaigrette is very versatile…Try it cold on spinach salad with fried prosciutto – delicious!

     

    Nutrition:

    445 Calories
    29 grams of Protein
    22 grams of Total Carbohydrates
    10 grams of Sugar
    10 grams of Fiber
    27 grams of Total Fat
    5 grams of Saturated Fat
    0 grams of Trans Fat
    152 mg of Cholesterol
    281 mg of Sodium
    75% RDA Vitamin C
    54% RDA Manganese
    49% RDA Niacin
    43% RDA Selenium
    27% RDA Iron
    25% RDA Vitamin K
    17% RDA Vitamin E
    12% RDA Sodium
    • Glycemic load: 5
     
     

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