Sous Vide Duck Breast Quarter

How To Cook Duck Breast Quarter Sous Vide

While Duck Breast Quarter is can be served a number of different ways, it generally fares well at higher temperatures. The best preparation for duck breast quarter is to make duck breast quarter confit. Confit is a simple technique where you cure the duck breast quarter in a combination of salt, thyme, garlic and spices like cloves, allspice, peppercorn and bay leaves. After 24 hours, the duck breast quarter is rinsed off and then cooked in its own fat. Afterwards, the duck breast quarter can be crisped up in an oven or a pan, or stored in the refrigerator for up to one month. Sous vide is ideal for duck breast quarter because you can use less fat which is both efficient (e.g. you'll have more duck fat to do other things with) and less messy.

Sous Vide Duck Breast Quarter Recipe/Time

The most simple way of preparing duck breast quarter is to:

  1. Bring your sous vide setup up to the proper temperature (see chart below).
  2. Cut it into portions.
  3. Put the duck breast quarter into individual bags, along with a cooking fat like butter or olive oil, as well as some salt
  4. Seal the bag and place it in the water bath for some time.
  5. Remove the bag from the water bath, and the duck breast quarter from the bag

Sous Vide Duck Breast Quarter Temperature Chart

Rare:125-130°F
Medium Rare:131-139°F
Medium:140-149°F
Medium Well:150-155°F
Well:156+°F

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