Duck rillettes

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

25 min

Makes

1 1/2 cups

Duck rillettes

Photo, Erik Putz.


Ingredients

  • 2 prepared duck confit legs
  • 1/3 cup duck fat
  • 2 shallots , minced (1/3 cup)
  • 1 tbsp cognac
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives , or parsley

Instructions

  • DISCARD skin and bones from duck legs. Finely shred meat into a bowl.
  • MELT 1/4 cup duck fat in a medium frying pan over medium. Add shallots and cook until soft, 4 to 5 min. Add cognac and salt and cook 1 min. Remove from heat. Stir in meat until combined. Stir in chives. Firmly pack into 3 4-oz ramekins. Cover with remaining 2 tbsp duck fat. Cover ramekins with plastic wrap and refrigerate up to 1 week. Bring to room temperature before serving .

 

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 47,
  • Protein
  • 3 g,
  • Fat
  • 4 g,
  • Sodium
  • 77 mg.