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Crispy Skin Duck Breast with Ponzu Dressing

Prep Time

    •    Prep time: 5 minutes
    •    Cook time: 20 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 2


Duck breast:

    •    1 clove garlic
    •    Sea salt flakes
    •    5 sprigs thyme
    •    Freshly ground black pepper
    •    1 Luv-a-Duck Duck Breast, tenderloin removed

Ponzu dressing:

    •    50ml ponzu
    •    10ml sesame oil
    •    2 shallots, finely diced
    •    1 knob ginger, finely grated
    •    100ml Healthy Boy light soy
    •    ¼ bunch garlic chive, finely sliced


  1. Combine all ponzu dressing ingredients and set aside.

  2. Score duck breasts in a criss-cross pattern, season skin and meat with salt and pepper and bring to room temperature.

  3. Place duck breasts skin side down in cold heavy based saucepan and start on high heat.

  4. Cook until duck fat renders and skin is crispy.

  5. Turn onto breast side down and add garlic and thyme.

  6. Baste skin with rendered duck fat with a spoon.

  7. Remove from heat and rest for 10 mins, then carve horizontally.

  8. Pour ponzu dressing on a plate and place duck atop

This great family recipe is thanks to Luv-A-Duck Recipes at


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