:: Honey and Sesame Duck

March 24, 2009 at 8:00 am 10 comments

I absolutely love this combination of flavours, it’s sticky and sweet and everything I want on my roast duck!

Sesame Honey Duck with Broccoli

With just a few simple ingredients this is an easy dish to create and is really tasty.

Serves 2 portions
1 head of brocolli chopped into florets.
2 duck breasts.
1 teaspoon of sesame oil.
2 tablespoons of sesame seeds.
5 tablespoons of soya sauce.
3 tablespoons of honey.

In a small bowl, mix the soya sauce, sesame oil and the honey until combined. Place two duck breasts in a small roasting tray and brush over half the soya honey marinade. Place in the oven at 200°C for 25-30 minutes. In the last 10 minutes of the cooking time brush over the rest of the soya honey marinade, sprinkle with half the sesame seeds and finish cooking. When the duck is ready, remove from the roasting tray and allow to rest on a chopping board. Keep the roasting tray which should still be full of tasty duck flavours as this makes a great dressing for the broccoli, try to spoon off as much fat as possible. While the duck is cooking steam the broccoli for 4-5 minutes and remove from the heat. Tumble the broccoli florets into the roasting tray and toss gently until they are completely coated.  Slice the duck thinly and serve with the broccoli.  Sprinkle over some extra sesame seeds and enjoy!

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Entry filed under: brocolli, duck, honey, main meal, seeds, sesame seeds, soya sauce.

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10 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Le Meems  |  March 24, 2009 at 6:06 pm

    Holy shit!That looks DELICIOUS! mmmm

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  • 2. Maggie  |  March 24, 2009 at 6:45 pm

    Yum! This looks so amazing. I am bookmarking it now, thanks!

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  • 3. Kit  |  March 25, 2009 at 5:19 am

    Oh my goodness, that looks delicious and SO easy! I bet I could even pull that one off on a weeknight with the kids hounding me in the kitchen. I will have to try it.

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  • 4. Claudia  |  March 25, 2009 at 7:42 am

    Wow, that looks so good – real comfort food. Like the combination of soy sauce, honey and sesame.

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  • 5. CK  |  March 26, 2009 at 12:52 pm

    Donal, gorgeous looking recipe. I have used the combination of sesame, soya sauce and honey on cocktail sausages. Go down really well.

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  • 6. Anonymous  |  March 30, 2009 at 2:40 pm

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  • 7. Carrie  |  March 30, 2009 at 3:53 pm

    I’ve never cooked with duck at home before, and I’ve been looking for some recipes to try. This looks delicious!

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  • 8. Donal  |  April 1, 2009 at 9:09 pm

    Hey Le Meems!Glad you like it THAT much!Hey Maggie!Thanks for bookmarking! 🙂Hey Kit!Definitely doable! Let me know how you get on!Hey Claudia!I know big time, I love the sticky sauce.Hey CK!Wow that sounds perfect, I will definitely be giving that a go, sounds like perfect party food.Hey anon!Thanks.Hey Carrie!Definitely give it a go and this combination will convert you! 🙂

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  • 9. Anonymous  |  September 11, 2009 at 2:35 pm

    hi,it's so easy to prepare and i'm willing to try it and the rest of your (easy)recipes ^_^, i just want to ask if soya sauce and soy sauce are the same..'coz i've never heard of soya sauce before..thanks

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  • 10. Anonymous  |  October 9, 2009 at 5:17 pm

    thanks donal me and dad were looking for somthing to cook for dinner think we will go with this duck recipe………good look with the book!!

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