Keep the duck warm by tenting it with foil after you remove it from the pan. If you can plan a day ahead, thaw the cherries in the refrigerator. You can also thaw them under warm running water while the duck cooks. Serve with rice pilaf.
Cooking Light MARCH 2003
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle duck with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add duck to pan; cook 3 1/2 minutes on each side or until medium-rare or desired degree of doneness. Remove from pan; keep warm.
Add shallots to pan, and sauté 1 minute. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt, preserves, brandy, and cherries, and cook 2 minutes or until slightly thick.
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