Roasted Duck Breast and Fig Sauce
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Roasted Duck Breast and Fig Sauce

Roasted Duck Breast and Fig Sauce

with Rosemary Potatoes, Chantenay Carrots and Green Beans

This Roasted Duck Breast and Fig Sauce is a luxurious dinner night option, made with premium ingredients for a real taste of luxury at home!

Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the war in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.

Preparation Time45 minutes
Cooking time40 minutes


serving amount




Dried Rosemary


Duck Breasts


Green Beans


Chantenay Carrots


Echalion Shallot


Fig Jam


Chicken Stock Paste

Not included in your delivery


Water for the Sauce


Nutritional information

Energy (kcal)569 kcal
Energy (kJ)2379 kJ
Fat12.8 g
of which saturates3.8 g
Carbohydrate59.9 g
of which sugars19.2 g
Protein55.7 g
Salt2.22 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.


Baking Tray
Medium Saucepan


Roast the Potatoes

Preheat your oven to 220°C/200°C fan/gas mark 7.

Chop the potatoes into 2cm chunks (no need to peel). Pop them onto a large baking tray.

Drizzle with oil, season with salt and pepper, sprinkle over the rosemary, then toss to coat. Spread out in a single layer. TIP: Use two baking trays if necessary.

When the oven is hot, roast on the middle shelf until golden, 30-40 mins. Turn halfway through.

Cook the Duck

Meanwhile, pop a frying pan on medium-high heat (no oil).

Once hot, lay the duck in the pan, skin-side down, and fry until the skin is golden, 6-8 mins. Flip, then sear the other side for 1 min more.

Transfer to a baking tray, skin-side up, and season with salt and pepper. Roast on the top shelf of your oven until cooked, 16-18 mins.

Once cooked, transfer to a plate. Cover and rest for 5 mins. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands and equipment after handling raw duck and its packaging. The duck is cooked when no longer pink in the middle.

Prep the Veg

While the duck roasts, trim the green beans. Trim and halve the carrots lengthways (no need to peel). Halve, peel and chop the shallot into small pieces.

Once the potatoes have roasted for 10 mins, turn them and push them to one half of the baking tray. Add the carrots to the other half, then drizzle with oil and season with salt and pepper.

Roast on the middle shelf for the remaining time until the potatoes are golden and the carrots are tender, 20-25 mins.

Make your Fig Sauce

When the duck has roasted and is resting, wipe out the (now empty) frying pan and pop on medium heat with a drizzle of oil.

Once hot, add the shallot and fry until softened, 2-3 mins.

Stir in the fig jam, chicken stock paste and water for the sauce (see pantry for amount), then bring to the boil and simmer until thickened, 6-7 mins. Add a splash of water if it's a little thick, then remove from the heat.

Green Beans Time

Meanwhile, boil a half-full kettle. Pour the boiled water into a saucepan with 1/2 tsp salt on high heat.

Bring back to the boil, then add the beans and cook until just tender, 4-6 mins.

Once cooked, drain in a colander and pop back in the saucepan. Season with salt and pepper, then toss in olive oil if you'd like.

Finish and Serve

Once the duck has rested, cut widthways into 1cm slices and fan out on your plates.

Spoon over the fig sauce and serve with the roasted potatoes, carrots and green beans alongside.


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