Preheat oven to 400°.
To prepare roasted vegetables, combine first 8 ingredients in a large roasting pan; toss well to coat. Bake at 400° for 35 minutes or until parsnips are tender.
To prepare duck, remove skin. Sprinkle duck breasts with 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon thyme, and pepper. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add duck; saute 2 minutes on each side. Wrap handle of skillet with foil; place skillet in oven. Bake at 400° for 5 minutes. Remove from oven. Slice each breast half lengthwise into thin strips. Arrange strips around rice. Serve with roasted vegetables and Apple Chutney.