Roast Duck Crown with a Plum Sauce

Submitted by calum on Mon, 07/30/2012 - 20:27

Well you have to have this classic in your recipe list somewhere

2 Servings
Preparation time
10 minutes
Cooking time
1 hour
Total time
1 hour, 10 minutes
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 shallot (finely chopped)
250 grams plum (halved, stoned and cut into wedges)
50 grams demerara sugar
50 milliliters red wine
150 milliliters beef stock

1. Preheat the oven to 220<div>2. Pat the skin of the duck crown dry, then season well with salt and pepper.</div><div>3. Place the duck crown in a small roasting tin in the centre of the oven. &nbsp;It will take 20 mins per 500g plus 20 mins.</div><div>4. Once cooked rest for 15 mins.</div><div><br></div><div>For the sauce:</div><div>1. Gently fry the shallots for 5 mins, until soft but not coloured.</div><div>2. Add the plums and sugar and stir for a couple of minutes until the sugar is dissolved.</div><div>3. Add the red wine and stock and cook for a further 15 mins.</div><div>4. Keep warm until serving</div><div><br></div><div><br></div>

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