Grilled Duck

with Hoisin-Orange Sauce

Grilled Duck with Hoisin-Orange Sauce

Grilled Duck

Ingredients:

½ tsp Szechwan pepper
1 tsp salt
2 Tbsp soy sauce
3 Tbsp Hoisin
2 tsp chopped ginger
1 tsp five spice powder
1 Tbsp honey
1 Tbsp rice vinegar
1 Tbsp Chateau Ste. Michelle Riesling
1 tsp chopped garlic
4-boneless duck breasts
Hoisin-Orange sauce, recipe to follow

Instructions:

Whisk together pepper through garlic; set aside.

Cut slashes in duck's skin; pour marinade over the top and let set at least 4 hours and up to 24 hours.

Remove duck from marinade. Place on a medium-hot grill and cook until medium rare, about 5 minutes each side, depending on thickness of duck and temperature of grill. Remove from the heat and let rest for 10 minutes.

Slice on the bias and serve with sauce.

Hoisin-Orange Sauce

Ingredients:

2 tsp vegetable oil
2 tsp minced ginger
1 tsp minced garlic
1 Tbsp minced shallots
¼- ½ tsp chili flakes
¼ cup Chateau Ste. Michelle Riesling
1 ½ cup chicken stock
2 Tbsp rice wine vinegar
3 Tbsp Hoisin sauce
Juice of 1 orange, about 1/2 cup
1 Tbsp chopped green onion
1 tsp orange zest

Instructions:

Heat sauce pot over medium heat. Add oil, ginger, garlic, shallots, and chili flakes; sauté 1 minute. Stir in Chateau Ste. Michelle Riesling. Cook until liquid is reduced by half; add stock, vinegar, Hoisin, and orange juice. Continue cooking over medium heat until mixture thickens. Add green onion and orange zest.

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