Rosemary duck breast with honey-soy sauce

Granted this was mostly a FoodTV recipe from the show, "Cook like a Chef", I still liked it enough that I want to keep record of it. I really like recipes from that show, "Cook like a Chef". The most difficult show to follow on TV, but most fascinating recipes.

1 large duck (or really just the 2 breasts)
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tsp rosemary
1 tsp fresh-ground peppercorns
1 tsp salt
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp honey

The recipe:
1. Carve breasts off the duck, leaving skin on. Score skin, without cutting the meat.
2. With the skin downwards, sprinkle 1 tsp crushed rosemary, pepper, and salt on meat and marinate 1 hour in fridge.
3. Coat olive oil on skillet, and turn heat to high.
4. Fry duck breasts with skin down to lightly brown and render the fat.
5. Flip over and fry for another few minutes.
6. Move duck breasts onto a rack with tented aluminum foil cover to finish in oven at 375 degrees until cooked.
7. Mix together soy sauce and honey, with remaining 1 tsp crushed rosemary, then add to skillet.
8. Mix well and dissolve up brown bits from bottom of skillet.
9. When bubbly, pour sauce into small bowl.
10. When duck is cooked, remove from oven and allow to rest.
11. Slice duck and arrange on plates. Spoon on sauce.


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