Duck Sliders with Caramelized Apples

2012 Chef Duck Recipe Contest, Student Finalist, Jill Loya


Prep Time {15 min}

Cook Time {25 min }

Serving Size {4 servings}


1/2 lb. Maple Leaf Farms Ground Duck Meat
1/2 tsp. Five Spice Powder
1/4 tsp. Salt
1-1/2 tsp. Minced Shallot
3 tsp. Minced Ginger
1/2 tsp. Minced Garlic
Ground Pepper, to taste

Caramelized Apples:
1 Tbsp. Butter
1 Tbsp. Maple Leaf Farms Duck Fat
1 Granny Smith or Fuji Apple, thinly sliced
1/4 Chopped Dried Cherries
Juice and Zest of Half an Orange
1/4 tsp. Cinnamon
1/4 tsp. Coriander
1/4 tsp. Clove
1 tsp. Brown Sugar
Pinch of Salt

4 Brioche Buns

Wasabi Mayonnaise

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1. Mix the ground duck and the five spice powder, salt and pepper, shallot, ginger, and garlic.
2. Make approximately 4 sliders about 2 ounces each and form into patties.
3. Cook the burgers on a grill until medium well or 150 degrees F. Set aside to rest while you make the caramelized apples.

1. Take the thinly sliced apples and put in a hot pan with some melted butter and oil.
2. Add the chopped cherries, juice and zest of half an orange. Add the cinnamon, coriander, cloves and brown sugar.
3. Cook until the apples are soft and starting to caramelize, about 15 to 20 minutes in a covered pan on medium low heat.

To serve, put the burger on a toasted brioche bun with wasabi mayo and the caramelized apples on top.

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