Pan Fried Duck Breast

This is the recipe to cook a basic pan fried duck breast. To make a whole meal, pair the duckbreast with mash and some wilde mushrooms and jus or slice thinly and serve as starter with salade and orange, duck and orange is a classic combination. 

Pan Fried Duck Breast







  • 2 duck breasts, skin on
  • Salt and pepper
  • 50 ml olive oil


1. Prepare
Dry pat the duck breasts and score the skin with a sharp knife.

2. Heat
Rub the duck breast with salt & pepper. Heat oil in your Fry Pan and put the duck skin down in the hot pan. Cook skin side for around 6 minutes. Remove excess rendered fat and make the skin crispy. Turn and cook until rose around 4 minutes.

Before slicing and serving, let the duck rest for 10 minutes.

#COMBEKKTip: If the duck is not fully cooked at this point, finish the cooking in the oven pre-heated to 220C. 


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