Duck leg

Duck leg recipes

18 Recipes

Try cooking with tender duck legs – they taste best braised in rich sauces, slow-cooked in casserole, or turned into luxurious confit. The skin is great when roasted until crisp. 

Tender duck legs with baby turnips


(15 ratings)

A classic combination, if you have never tried braised duck, get ready for a great melt-in-the-mouth meal
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Confit duck


(6 ratings)

Use this in a cassoulet, or simply on its own, with sautéed potatoes and seasonal veg
  • 27 hours
  • Easy

Confit of duck


(28 ratings)

A classic, hugely popular recipe from France - one you can make time and time again and it just gets better
  • 2 hours and 50 mins
  • More effort

Duck tagine with clementines


(13 ratings)

Duck goes really well with Moroccan spicing and the sweet flavous of honey and fresh fruit as you'll discover with this vibrant tagine
  • 2 hours
  • More effort

Duck au vin


(10 ratings)

Coq au vin is a delicious bistro regular, but this version made with duck has an even richer flavour
  • 3 hours
  • Easy

Honey & soy duck salad


(22 ratings)

Pep up your salad recipes with this luxury combination of rocket and Chinese-style dressing
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Roast plum duck puffs


(3 ratings)

Dumplings and puffs like this represent nuggets of gold - perfect for celebrating Chinese New Year
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • More effort

Warm duck salad with merlot dressing


(6 ratings)

The dressing for this filling salad is quite unusual as it has chicken stock in it, which adds a great depth of flavour
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Confit of duck with herbed potato cakes


(0 ratings)

This step-by-step guide will have you making this bistro classic like the professionals in no time - the meltingly tender meat is well worth the effort
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort

Spiced duck & date tagine


(14 ratings)

Duck legs are stewed in a slow cooker with rich Moroccan spices until meltingly tender - serve over fluffy couscous or rice
  • Easy

Duck, apricot & pine nut pastilla


(4 ratings)

This Moroccan-style pie is a great source of iron and combines tender confit meat with crisp pastry. Make ahead and freeze for ultimate convenience
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy

Raymond Blanc's cassoulet


(10 ratings)

Raymond Blanc's rustic cassoulet is rich and warming – slow cooking at its best
  • 5 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort
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