Champagne and Pear Duck Skewers

Champagne and Pear Duck Skewers

  • Preparation 25 min
  • Cooking 3 min
  • Marinating 15 min
  • Makes 24
Featured in RICARDO Magazine (HOLIDAY 2015)

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Ingredients

    • 1 duck breast half, about ¾ lb (340 g)
    • 3 tbsp (45 ml) champagne jelly (see note)
    • 1 tbsp (15 ml) champagne vinegar (see note)
    • 2 tsp (10 ml) hoisin sauce
    • ¼ tsp five-spice powder
    • 1 tbsp (15 ml) olive oil
    • 1 pear, cored, diced and lightly drizzled with lemon juice
    • 24 small basil leaves
    • 24 small wooden skewers or toothpicks
    • Fleur de sel and pepper

Preparation

Note from Ricardo

Champagne jelly and vinegar can be found in specialty stores. If unavailable, use port wine jelly and sherry vinegar.

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