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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Breast of Duck with Glazed Apples and Ginger

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Category: Poultry, Main Dish, Fruit

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Granny Smith or tart
  • -cooking, apples, coredand
  • -sl
  • 2 tb Melted margarine
  • 1 tb Packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 Shallot; finely chopped
  • 1 ts Minced fresh ginger root
  • 2 Boneless duck breasts; about
  • 10 oz Each
  • 1/2 c White wine
  • 1/2 c Plum sauce (found in
  • -Chinese, food section)


In a 4 cup measure, combine apples, margarine and brown sugar. Cover with
vented plastic wrap. Microwave on high for 4 minutes; remove apples with a
slotted spoon to a plate. Add shallot and ginger to drippings; cover again
and set aside. Leave skin on duck breasts and place them,skin side up, in a
glass pie plate. Cover with heavy plastic wrap, so that the fat won't
splatter as it heats during cooking. Microwave on 70% (medium high) for 7
to 8 minutes; set aside. To cook reserved shallot mixture, microwave on
high for 3 minutes. Add wine; do not cover. Microwave on high 3 to 4
minutes or until liquid reduces by half. Add plum sauce; set aside. Discard
duck skin and slice duck breast into 1/4" thick slices lengthwise. Arrange
on serving platter surrounded by apple slices. Pour sauce over duck. Makes
4 servings.

NOTE: Substitute 1 pound boneless chicken breasts, if duck is not

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