Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas
Hands-on Time
20 Mins
Total Time
10 Hours 35 Mins
Makes 6 to 8 servings

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

How to Make It

Step 1

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

Step 2

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

Step 3

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.

Step 4

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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