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Gary Richards Duck With Potato Gratin Recipe 

Background on dish: Duck with spring greens, potato gratin, and a cherry sauce, my wife’s favourite dish.


  • Duck Breast
  • Potatoes 
  • Cream
  • Nutmeg 
  • Salt
  • Pepper 
  • Garlic 
  • Cheese
  • Cherries In Syrup 
  • Red Wine 
  • Cherry Jam
  • Spring Greens 
  • Butter 


  • Slice the potatoes thinly with a mandolin, put the potatoes in a pan with the cream nutmeg and garlic and cook until the potatoes are tender then transfer to a oven-proof dish top with cheese, place in the oven for about 20 mins on 180.
  • Place the duck skin side down in a frying pan (oven proof) on low heat to render the fat (15 mins) then turn the heat up to crisp the skin turn over the duck and cook for 2 mins then transfer the duck to the oven for about 8 mins depending on how you like it cooked.
  • This should be pink after this take it out let it rest while you cook the spring greens in butter and make the sauce by putting the wine in a pan and boil until reduced by half then add the cherries and cherry jam and season, slice the duck place on top of the spring greens a portion of the gratin and a splash of the sauce, eat and enjoy.


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