Honey Orange Glazed Duck Breast

Honey & Orange Glazed Duck Breast

This recipe for the honey and orange glazed duck breast, you can add some veg and potatoes making it a full meal. Perfect for either lunch or dinner.

50 mins

Serves 1


  • 2 large duck breasts with skin
  • salt and pepper
  • 400 ml orange juice
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 100 g Hilltop Honey


  1. Pre-heat to oven to 175c
  2. Pat dry the duck breasts. Placing them skin side up, carefully, cut a criss cross pattern in the skin
  3. Place the duck breasts into a pan, skin side down, on a medium heat
  4. Cook for 10-15 minutes, pouring off excess fat regularly, until the skin is golden and crisp
  5. Turn the breasts over, to skin side up, quickly sear and raise the heat to med-high for 1 minute
  6. Transfer the duck breasts, skin side down, to a baking tray
  7. Glaze the duck breasts with the orange sauce and cook for 5 minutes
  8. Remove from the oven and allow to rest for a few minutes before slicing and serving
  9. Place the pan over heat, with some of the duck fat, add in the orange juice and honey
  10. Using the side of your knife, crush the garlic cloves and add to the pan
  11. Place the pan over a medium heat, for 10-15 minutes, until reduced by half
  12. Once reduced, remove the garlic gloves

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