Duck leg

Duck leg 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. 

22 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This slow-cooked curry improves if made up to two days ahead, perfect for relaxed entertaining

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A classic combination, if you have never tried braised duck, get ready for a great melt-in-the-mouth meal

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
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80 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

It's almost impossible to overcook duck legs - so try this rich, slow-roasted dish

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A cross between confit and a casserole, this slow-braised duck dish is served with a dauphinoise-like potato bake

2 hrs and 45 mins
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7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

27 hrs
Easy
28 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A classic, hugely popular recipe from France - one you can make time and time again and it just gets better

2 hrs and 50 mins
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14 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs
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10 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

3 hrs
Easy
23 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Dumplings and puffs like this represent nuggets of gold - perfect for celebrating Chinese New Year

2 hrs and 20 mins
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8 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This simple recipe has its origins in Persian cooking, where fruits are often combined with meat. An exotic treat

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

The dressing for this filling salad is quite unusual as it has chicken stock in it, which adds a great depth of flavour

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A Chinese-influenced salad of soft duck, crunchy radish and chicory and sweet orange- a casual supper

1 hr
Easy
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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 hrs and 30 mins
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16 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

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Gluten-free
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

A decadent duck dish slow-cooked French-style in goose fat to make it mouth-wateringly tender

24 hrs
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4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 50 mins
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Healthy
10 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Raymond Blanc's rustic cassoulet is rich and warming – slow cooking at its best

5 hrs and 30 mins
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