Duck Legs with Fine Herbs Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time1 Hr 10 Min
Ready In1 Hr 15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Butter1 Teaspoon
 Duck legs4
 Chopped shallots25 Milliliter (2 tablespoon)
 Savory To Taste
 Rosemary To Taste
 Thyme To Taste
 Dry white wine/Apple juice250 Milliliter (1 cup)
 Chicken broth375 Milliliter (1 1/2 cups)
 Water375 Milliliter (1 1/2 cups)
 Melted butter375 Milliliter (1 1/2 cups)
 Flour15 Milliliter (1 tablespoon)
 Chopped fresh parsley25 Milliliter (2 tablespoon)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4382 Calories from Fat 3579

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 405 g623%

Saturated Fat 219.5 g1097.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 817.1 mg

Sodium 1470.7 mg61.3%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.4%

Dietary Fiber 2 g7.9%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 125 g249.7%

Vitamin A 240.6% Vitamin C 62.6%

Calcium 18.8% Iron 21.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a large pan, melt the butter and saute the duck legs for 2 to 3 minutes on each side.
Add the shallots and fine herbs.
Brown for 1 to 2 minutes.
Add the white wine, chicken broth and water.
Cover and simmer for 1 hour over low heat.
Thicken the sauce with a mixture of butter and flour.
Garnish with parsley and serve.