Seared Duck Breast On A Tower Of Aromatic Herbed Rice Recipe

Add Review
Seared Duck Breast On A Tower Of Aromatic Herbed Rice
  • Chef: Poppy Agha, Team Pakistan
  • Recipe Servings: 3
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:
  • Total Cook Time:
  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Duck breast seared, served with a hot spicy chutney mix on a tower of herbed rice.

Ingredients of Seared Duck Breast On A Tower Of Aromatic Herbed Rice

  • 6 duck breasts
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 tsp salt, or to taste
  • 1 cup oil
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)
  • Juice of 1 orange
  • 2 tbsp jaggery (gur)
  • 6 tbsp malt vinegar
  • 1 onion, fried
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 tsp garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 bunches fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 bunch fresh basil
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1/2 cup double cream
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 tsp red chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp garam masala, ground
  • For Garnishing:
  • 2 raw mangoes (keri)
  • 2 cucumbers
  • 1 spring onion

How to Make Seared Duck Breast On A Tower Of Aromatic Herbed Rice

  • 1.Salt the duck breast, and spice it with red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt.
  • 2.Cook in oil, braising the meat with all the other masalas, ie cumin seeds and a ground mix of coriander seed and carom seeds.
  • 3.Squeeze some orange juice onto the duck and add little garlic.
  • 4.Add in jaggery and malt vinegar and let it all cook together in order to reduce masala mix to get a chutney.
  • 5.Make a stock for the rice by browning onions and adding in chicken stock, cumin seeds, red chilli powder, salt and water plus some chopped garlic.
  • 6.Then add in washed rice and let it cook till rice is done. Take equal proportions of rice to water.
  • 7.Once the rice is done, add in chopped coriander, basil and butter to further soften the rice, making it similar to risotto. Add a little lemon juice also.
  • 8.Make a sour cream with yogurt and double cream, adding lemon juice, salt and some red chilli flakes. Heat some of the ground garam masala and also mix that in.
  • 9.Finely chop raw mango (keri) and spice it with lemon juice and salt. Mix with a little cucumber and spring onion. Use as a garnish on the sour cream around the herbed rice and duck.
  • 10.Layer the rice and duck together and serve with cucumber, spring onion and keri.