Use paper-thin sliced prosciutto to wrap the duck, and sub chicken thighs for wild duck if needed.

Hunter Lewis
Recipe by Southern Living December 2014

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Credit: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
20 mins
total:
10 hrs 35 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a zip-top plastic bag; add duck and seal. Cover and chill 8 hours.

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  • Preheat oven to 400°. Remove duck; discard marinade. Pat duck dry; sprinkle with Cajun seasoning. Wrap each duck breast with 1 prosciutto slice.

  • Brown duck in hot oil in a skillet over medium-high heat 2 minutes on each side. Place duck on a wire rack in a jelly-roll pan.

  • Bake at 400° for 6 minutes (10 for chicken) or until a meat thermometer registers 145° or to desired degree of doneness (165° for chicken). Let stand 10 minutes. Serve with rice and gravy.

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