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Hoisin Glazed Duck

When summer arrives here in Alexander Valley, we look to bright recipes that can be quickly prepared, allowing seasonal, local ingredients to shine. The hoisin can be made in advance, so your guests will be able to enjoy the sun, the dish and your company.

Ingredients

  • 4 duck breasts, skin scored

  • 1 sprig flowering basil

For the hoisin

  • 6 scallions, grilled and sliced

  • 4 cloves of black garlic (available online)

  • 1½ cups hoisin sauce

  • 3 Tbsp seasoned rice wine vinegar

  • 2 Tbsp wildflower honey

  • 3 Tbsp Chinese double black soy sauce

  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed orange juice

  • 1 Tbsp toasted sesame oil

  • ½ cup water

Ingredients

  • 4 duck breasts, skin scored

  • 1 sprig flowering basil

For the hoisin

  • 6 scallions, grilled and sliced

  • 4 cloves of black garlic (available online)

  • 1½ cups hoisin sauce

  • 3 Tbsp seasoned rice wine vinegar

  • 2 Tbsp wildflower honey

  • 3 Tbsp Chinese double black soy sauce

  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed orange juice

  • 1 Tbsp toasted sesame oil

  • ½ cup water

Instructions

serves 4

Combine all hoisin ingredients in medium sauce pan and reduce over medium heat for 10-15 minutes, until thickened. Cool and purée in a blender. Reserve for up to one week.

Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Sear duck breast scored side down for 3-4 minutes. Turn and glaze with hoisin sauce. Cook until an instant read thermometer registers 130 degrees. Remove the duck from the grill and let rest, tented with foil.

Garnish with flowering basil and pair with the freshest vegetables from your summer garden.

Wine Pairing Suggestions

Every bottle of Jordan is crafted with food in mind. The elegant balance between fruit, acidity, tannin and alcohol found in our Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon make them versatile for a variety of food & wine pairings. We’ve selected a few vintages that we believe will complement or contrast flavors in this recipe perfectly.

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