Duck breast with a duck liver sauce and roasted mushrooms

Preparation time
less than 30 mins

Cooking time
30 mins to 1 hour

Serves
Serves 2

 

By Matt Tebbutt

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 duck breasts
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 head garlic, cut in half
  • 1 bunch thyme

For the mushrooms

  • 4 large field mushrooms
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • a few thyme sprigs
  • 30g/1oz butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

For the liver sauce

  • 2 regular duck livers, roughly chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 300ml/10fl oz dark chicken stock
  • 1 tsp finely chopped flatleaf parsley
  • 1 tsp finely chopped tarragon
  • salt