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Five Spice Rubbed Duck Breast with Duck Fat Roast Potatoes

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Are you craving something different for dinner? Why not try our Five Spice Rubbed Duck Breast with Duck Fat Roast Potatoes? It’s a delicious and unique blend of flavors that will awaken your taste buds. Prepared with love, this dish is a tantalizing treat for all the foodies out there.

Savor the rich, aromatic symphony of our Five Spice Rubbed Duck Breast served with Duck Fat Roast Potatoes

Five Spice Rubbed Duck Breast with Duck Fat Roast Potatoes

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Indulge your taste buds with our delectable Five Spice Rubbed Duck Breast paired with scrumptious Duck Fat Roast Potatoes. This savory dish is the perfect blend of flavors that will leave you craving more!

  • Author: EsmeSalon
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 60 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings depending on size 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Easy


Units Scale
  • 4 Duck Breasts
  • Chinese Five Spice to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Duck Fat
  • Potatoes (quartered)

Parmesan Polenta

  • 5 cups Water
  • 1 cup Polenta
  • 50g Grated Parmesan
  • 50g Butter
  • Salt to taste
  • 100ml Cream

Blackberry Sauce

  • 200g Blackberry Jam
  • 100ml Red Wine


Duck Breasts

  1. Score the duck breast, season with salt & pepper then rub generously with Chinese Five Spice.
  2. Heat a dry cast iron pan.
  3. Once hot, place the breast skin side down and allow it to cook till crispy.
  4. Turn over and allow the flesh to cook. I cooked the breast to my liking which was medium (58-60 degrees).
  5. Remove from pan and set aside to rest.
  6. Slice & enjoy!!



  1. Peel, quarter then par-boil the potatoes in salted water.
  2. Drain, heat up duck fat, place potatoes in, and cook till crispy on all sides.
  3. Remove from fat and season.

Parmesan Polenta

  1. Bring water to a boil, add in polenta, and stir until fully cooked.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in salt, butter, cream, and parmesan.

Blackberry Sauce

  1. Spoon the jam into a saucepan, heat gently on a low flame, add in the wine, and cook till it thickens.


  • Serving Size: 1 Duck Breast
  • Calories: 691
  • Sugar: 27.4 g
  • Sodium: 921 mg
  • Fat: 22.6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 92.8 g
  • Fiber: 7.9 g
  • Protein: 25.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 106.4 mg

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