Carolina Duck - Asian Style
4 large duck breasts
2 tbsp Maple Syrup
1 tbsp honey
Half a tsp Hot English Mustard
90 mls Orange Juice
90 mls Balsamic vinegar
30 mls Grand Marnier
2 tsp cracked black pepper
4 cloves crushed garlic
2 inches of ginger finely chopped
4 shallottes finely sliced
Fry ginger and garlic shallottes and pepper in a sml amt of Olive Oil, and add the duck to sear and transfer to baking dish.
Add remaining ingredients and simmer on the stove top for approx 5 mins to allow flavours to infuse and reduce .
Reserve a quarter of the glaze.
Bake duck on a rack in the oven , 190C, for approx 25 mins...medium rare…basting every 8-10 mins and finish under salamander/grill to crisp skin.
Spoon remaining warm glaze over the duck and serve over brown rice.
Vegetables… gently steamed dutch carrots,and snowpeas and baked parsnip fingers