Duck, orange and pomegranate salad recipe

Pan Fried Duck with Pomegranate & Green Salad Recipe

20 Minutes
Serves: 2
Pan fried Duck served on a bed of green salad dressed in a pomegranate molasses, ginger and orange dressing, sprinkled with pomegranate seeds

Recipe Ingreds


  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 2 duck breasts
  • salt (to taste)


  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 0.5 orange
  • 1 tbsp pomegranate molasses
  • salt (to taste)
  • 4 sprig fresh coriander
  • 1 cm fresh ginger


  • 0.5 pomegranate
  • 20 grams Salad leaves

Recipe with pictures Steps

Step 1

  • score the duck skin with a criss cross pattern
  • season with salt and pepper

Step 2

  • heat the frying pan on a high heat
  • fry the duck skin side down
  • cook for 2 minutes

Step 3

  • turn the heat down to medium
  • cook for 2 minutes

Step 4

  • turn the fillet over
  • cook for 5 minutes
  • remove from the heat and rest

Step 5

  • while the duck is resting

Step 6

  • zest the orange
  • squeeze the orange
  • wash and finely chop the fresh coriander
  • make the dressing by mixing the olive oil, orange zest and juice, pomegranate molasses and chopped coriander together in a bowl
  • peel and grate the ginger
  • add the ginger to the dressing
  • taste and season with salt and pepper if necessary

Step 7

  • slice the duck breasts diagonally
  • wash mixed leaves and place in individual serving bowls
  • lay on top of the salad
  • add the salad dressing

Step 8

  • cut the pomegranate in half, hit the skin with a wooden spoon to release the seeds
  • sprinkle the pomegranate seeds over the salad

Recipe Utensils

  • 2 chopping board
  • 1 fish slice
  • 1 frying pan
  • 1 grater
  • 3 large knife
  • 1 squeezer

About our duck and orange salad with pomegranate recipe

A simple pan fried duck breast lightly seasoned with salt and pepper, sliced and served on a bed of salad leaves dressed with a rich fruity dressing of fresh orange juice, pomegranate molasses, duck fat, olive oil, coriander and ginger.The salad is finished with a sprinkle of pomegranate seeds

When to serve our duck salad

This deliciously simple salad is ideal summer, early autumn dinner, perfect for a quick after work evening meal as it is prepared in less than 30 minutes. Serve as a light evening meal or as a dinner party starter.

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