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Maple-Glazed Duck

Maple-Glazed Duck

with Blood Orange Salad and Rosemary Fingerling Potatoes

Blood orange season starts in winter and is something of a gift: with its raspberry-like flavor and mesmerizing red color, the citrus fruit is a cheerful break from the hibernation fare most of us are eating at this time of year. It’s also the perfect accent next to pan-seared duck breasts, cutting through the meat’s incredibly rich flavor. Served with rosemary potatoes and a maple mustard sauce, you could think of this as duck a l’orange elevated to the max.


Produced in a facility that processes eggs, milk, fish, peanuts, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat.

Total Time45 minutes
Prep Time


serving amount

12 ounce

Fingerling Potatoes

12 ounce

Duck Breasts

¼ ounce


2 clove


1 unit

Blood Orange

2 tablespoon

Maple Syrup

2 tablespoon

Whole Grain Mustard

2 ounce


Not included in your delivery

1 teaspoon

Olive Oil




Nutrition Values

/ per serving
Energy (kJ)2301 kJ
Calories550 kcal
Fat26 g
Saturated Fat6 g
Carbohydrate52 g
Sugar22 g
Dietary Fiber7 g
Protein32 g
Cholesterol180 mg
Sodium520 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Large Pot
Large Pan
Paper Towel
Small Bowl
Medium Bowl


Cook Potatoes

Wash and dry all produce. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise. Place in a large, tall-sided pan or large pot with enough salted water to cover by 1 inch. Bring to a boil and cook until easily pierced by a knife, about 15 minutes. Drain thoroughly and return to pot.

Cook Duck

Pat duck dry with a paper towel. Season with salt and pepper. Place skinside down in another large pan. Cook over medium heat until skin is crisp and most of the fat has rendered, 12-14 minutes, pouring off and reserving fat as it renders. (TIP: Lower heat if skin burns.)


Pick and roughly chop enough rosemary leaves to give you 1 TBSP. Mince or grate garlic. Zest orange until you have 1 tsp zest, then remove peel from flesh. Slice flesh crosswise into rounds.

Crisp Potatoes

Adjust heat under pan with drained potatoes to medium-high, then pour in just enough reserved duck fat to cover bottom surface in a very thin layer. Add 2 tsp chopped rosemary. Cook, tossing, until potatoes are crisped and browned, 3-4 minutes. Toss in garlic and cook until fragrant, 1-2 minutes more. Season with salt and pepper, then remove potatoes from pan.

Glaze Duck

Combine maple syrup, 1 tsp mustard, orange zest, and remaining chopped rosemary in a small bowl (we’ll use more of the mustard later). Once skin is crisp, flip duck over in pan. Spoon maple syrup mixture over duck. Cook until mixture is thick and sticky and duck reaches desired doneness, 2-5 minutes. Remove duck from pan and set aside on a plate to rest. Pour remaining sauce in pan into a small bowl.

Toss Salad and Serve

Place arugula, orange rounds, a drizzle of olive oil, and another 1 tsp mustard in a medium bowl and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper. Stir another 1 tsp mustard into bowl with reserved sauce, along with any juices released by duck (you’ll have mustard left over). Slice duck crosswise, then divide duck, potatoes, and salad between plates. Drizzle sauce over duck.