This is Duck Breast Crostini is a wonderful appetizer or small bite around the holiday season. Pan sear a duck breast for the recipe, or make one extra if you are making Crispy Duck Breast with Cherry-Caper Sauce as your main course for a festive dinner. The Spiced Marmalade is easy to make and it’s just the right combination with the seared duck breast.

Duck Breast Crostini with Spiced Marmalade

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Course: Small Bites
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas, Cold Weather, Two-for-Recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients 

  • 1 left over crispy duck breast

Sauce

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 whole shallot peeled and miinced
  • 1 tspn Worchestershire sauce
  • 1 tspn Asian chili sauce (hot) or other hot sauce
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme leaves only
  • 1 tspn freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup orange marmalade

Baguette

  • 1/2 baguette sliced on a bias 3/4" thick
  • olive oil to drizzle over baguette slices
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • fresh thyme leaves for garnish

Instructions

Gather all ingredienst before starting recipe

  • Slice seared duck breast into 1/4" slices and set aside until ready to assemble.

Sauce

  • Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a medium sauce pan over medium heat. Add 1 whole shallot, finely chopped, leaves from 2 sprigs fresh thyme and sauté until the shallots have softened. Remove from heat, and add 1 tspn Worchestershire sauce, 1 tspn Asian chili sauce (hot), 1 tspn freshly ground black pepper and 1 cup orange marmalade. Mix to combine and set aise until ready to use.
  • Toast 1/2 baguette sliced on a bias 3/4" thickunder the broiler in your oven, 1-2 minutes per side. Drizzle olive oil on the second side before toasting.

Serving

  • Season each baguette slice with kosher salt and top crostini with with 1-2 slices of duck breast. Season the duck well with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. Drizzle the duck with the sauce and garnish with a few fresh thyme leaves.

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