How To Make Duck Confit At Home

Duck Confit is a great recipe made with duck, herbs, and spices. It is cooked slowly in duck fat. It is a great way to make a rich duck recipe.

Duck fat is also beneficial for your health. It contains healthy fats and cells that help in maintaining the bones of our body. Duck Confit is a simple and delicious recipe.

To make duck Confit, sprinkle salt, garlic, thyme, and shallots in a container. Add the duck to it and refrigerate for about 2 days. Then, melt the duck fat in a pan. Add the duck into it and drizzle some fat over it. Place the pan in the oven and cook for about 2 hours.

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Ingredients for Duck Confit Recipe

IngredientsAmount
Salt3 tablespoons
Garlic cloves (smashed)4
Shallot1
Thyme6 sprigs
Ground Black PepperA pinch of
Duck Legs With Thighs4
Duck Wings (trimmed)4
Duck Fat4 cups

How much time it will take?

Prep timeCook timeTotal timeServings
15 mins2 hrs 30 mins2 hrs 45 mins4

Duck Confit Recipe

Duck Confit recipe
  1. Take a large container and sprinkle 1 tablespoon salt in the dish.
  2. Add garlic, thyme, and shallots to it. Scatter then evenly in the container.
  3. Arrange the duck in the container. Add the remaining salt, garlic, thyme, shallots, and a small amount of pepper in it.
  4. Cover the container and put it inside the refrigerator for 1-2 days.
  5. After that, preheat the oven first to 225oF.
  6. Take a small pan and melt the duck fat in it. Brush the salt and add the pieces of duck in a baking dish.
  7. Drizzle the melted fat over the duck and put it inside the oven.
  8. Cook the confit slowly, minimum for 2-3 hrs, and after that remove it from the oven.

Nutritional Facts of Duck Confit Recipe

Calories1200
Carbohydrates26 g
Fat33 g
Protein 36 g
Sodium1040 mg
Potassium0 mg

How to make Duck Confit at Home | Video

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