TANGERINE SCENTED, ASIAN-INSPIRED PULLED DUCK

TANGERINE SCENTED, ASIAN-INSPIRED PULLED DUCK
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Ingredients
  1. 2 boneless duck breasts (with skin)
  2. 1/2 cup tangerine juice (from about 4 tangerines)
  3. 2 garlic cloves, minced
  4. 1/2 tsp. minced ginger
  5. 1 tsp. gochugang
  6. 1 tsp. white miso
  7. 3 Tbsp. honey
  8. 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  9. 2 tsp. corn starch (reserve for thickening sauce)
Instructions
  1. Score the skin of the duck breasts (about 1 cm deep) and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl combine, Tangerine juice, garlic, ginger, gochugang, miso, honey and soy sauce.
  3. Mix to combine and add duck breasts to the bowl.
  4. Allow duck to marinade for 1 hour.
  5. Preheat oven to 350f (180c).
  6. Lightly grease a small baking dish (just big enough to fit 2 duck breasts).
  7. Add duck breast and marinade to the baking dish, with the duck skin side up and cover.
  8. Bake for 40 minutes.
  9. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 30 minutes.
  10. Remove any sauce from the dish and pot into a bowl.
  11. Separate the skin from the meat and discard the skin.
  12. Using two forks shared the meat.
  13. Add 2 tbsp of the sauce to the duck and mix.
  14. (This will keep the duck moist while making the glaze)
  15. Set aside duck and make glaze.
  16. Skim as much fat aspkossible off the top off the reserved juices and discard.
  17. Remove 1 tbsp of the remaining juice to a small bowl and mix well with the cornstarch to create a slurry..
  18. Pour the reserved juice and slurry mixture into a small pot.
  19. Cookin on high heat for about 5 minutes, stirring constantly until sauce has reduced by 1/4 and become thick.
  20. It will continue to thicken and turn more “syrupy” as it cools.
  21. Pour over warm pulled duck and serve anyway you like!
Notes
  1. *Feel free to swap out tangerine for orange, clementine or even blood orange. This is just whats at peak season where I am!
  2. **You can go in so many directions with his duck.
  3. top some crispy scallion latkes
  4. Fill inside small egg roll wrappers and either bake or fry
  5. Make pulled duck sliders with kimchi
  6. Spread over grilled flatbread for a pulled duck pizza
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