Cooking Foods Italian Recipes: Duck & Rice Farmer Style








Cooking Foods Italian Recipes: Duck & Rice Farmer Style


Duck breast





Extra virgin olive oil

Balsamic vinegar

Marine salt




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Using the fire get rid of the breast feathers.













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The heat make easier to remove the feathers residuals.













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This will be discarded.










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Completed this task, wash the breast under fresh water.










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Put a fry-pan on the fire (medium-high), seat in it each breast on its own skin.

You can add one spoon of extra virgin olive oil or not: broiling the skin the fat between the skin and the meat will become liquid: I use this oil for the recipe.









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Cover with a lid and cook for five-six minutes.











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As it is covered also the surface will cook.












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After five-six minutes check if the skin is roasted realeasing its fat, capsize the breast now.










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You can see how much oil has been released.










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Cover and cook for two-three minutes.










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Put the breasts in a separate plate, we will come back to it later on.











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I use the fat oil to complete the recipe.









 Cooking Foods Italian Recipes: Duck & Rice Farmer Style




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Start frying the carrot (cut in small cubes) in the fat-oil where you have previously roasted the breast; keep the fire high.












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Wait until the carrot starts to fade.














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Add the chopped onion.














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As it starts to fade add a pinch of marine salt.














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Stir well, then cook covered with a lid for five-six minutes setting the fire low.














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Add the chopped garlic and parsley.














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Set the fire high and stir well.














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Cut the mushroom in cubes.














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Add the mushrooms to the soffritto, add one pinch of marine salt.














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Add the rest of mushrooms.














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Cover with a lid and cook for three-four minutes.














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Keep cooking on low fire, stir.














Cooking Foods Italian Recipes: Duck & Rice Farmer Style

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Meantime cut in slices the breast, keep its juice using a plate.














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Add the sliced breast to the fry-pan, included its juice, spread a pinch of marine salt on top.














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You can see that the meat is not well done: this is because I want to make the meat to catch the taste of the mushrooms and more when we will add the balsamic.

I will complete the cooking on the next steps.














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I like to have the meat soft and with a good degree of humidity, too: cover with a lid and cook for two-three minutes at low fire.














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Open the lid and add few drops of Balsamic vinegar.














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Stir everything.














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Again cover with the lid, keep it on for one-two minutes.














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Open and check for the salinity and the taste, if needed add more salt.














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Set the fire high adding half glass of white wine, cook for another two-three minutes.














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Remember to stir well while the wine evaporates.

Turn off the fire keeping the breast warm.

I use this sauce as condiment, if you like you can eat as it is now as main course.








Cooking Foods Italian Recipes: Duck & Rice Farmer Style

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Prepare boiling water with salt (one handful of marine salt for 3-4 liters of water).














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One cup of rice is around 500 grams. Drop it in the boiling water.














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Stir the rice or it will glue, it takes 8-10 minutes to cook aldente! Stir every two-three minutes.














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As the rice is ready put two-three spoons in each plate adding the meat and part of the sauce on top of the rice.














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That’s it! Buon appetito !!!

Cooking Foods Italian Recipes: Duck & Rice Farmer Style


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