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Top view of 2 bleu plates filled with greens, sweet potatoes in cubes and sliced duck breast. Caramelized pecans bowl on the side with 2 forks.
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5 from 2 votes

Grilled Duck Breast

Grilled duck breast paired with roasted sweet potatoes and caramelized pecans sprinkled on a bed of greens complemented with a honey mustard dressing.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Appetizer, lunch, Salad
Cuisine: Bistro
Keyword: duck, duck breast, easy, honey mustard dressing, make ahead, pecan, roasted sweet potatoes, salad, simple
Servings: 2 people
Author: Mélanie

Ingredients

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp oil, vegetable or of choice
  • Salt

Caramelized pecans

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 cup pecans

Duck

  • 1/2 pound duck breast

Mixed greens

  • 2 handful mixed greens washed and dried

Honey Mustard Dressing

  • 2 tsp honey
  • 2 tsp Dijon Mustard
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 8 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

  • Pre-heat the oven at 450F.
  • Wash and peel the potatoes.
  • Cut the potatoes into cubes.
  • Spread them on a baking sheet, sprinkle with salt and pour the oil. Bake for 30 minutes.

Caramelized pecans

  • Prepare your ingredients.
  • In a pan, pour the sugar and water and bring it to a simmer.
  • Add the pecan and cook for 2-3 minutes or until the pecans are well coated.
  • Spread the pecans on a parchemin or baking mat to allow to cool down.

Grilled Duck Breast

  • Pre-heat the pan to medium-high.
  • On medium, place your duck breast and cook it for 8 minutes WITHOUT turning it.
  • Slice and plate it. It's ready!

Honey Mustard Dressing

  • Mix well all your ingredients together. Done!

Plating

  • Place your green in a plate, then the duck breast on the side. Sprinkle with the pecans and sweet potatoes. Drizzle with the dressing.

Notes

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