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Apricot Glazed Duck

Servings: 4


  • 4-6 cleaned boneless, skinless duck breasts
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup apricot preserves
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • olive oil cooking spray


  • Use a double broiler roaster or a crock-pot with a steamer rack. Apply¬†cooking spray for the bottom and sides of the broiler or steamer rack.
    Mix the grated lemon zest, brown sugar and cornstarch in a small bowl. Rub the mixture over all sides of the duck breasts.
    Place the breasts flat in the broiler or on the steamer rack.
    Mix the apricot, honey and lemon juice together. Spoon the mixture over the top of the duck breasts, covering all portions.
    Cover and cook on high for 2 hours, or until cooked through. (Meat thermometer should register 180oF.)