Duck Leg with Beetroot, Apple and Mustard Seeds, Beetroot Sauce

Created by Hugh Allen

Executive Chef of Vue de Monde



Ingredients

  • City Larder Duck Leg 2

  • Pickled mustard seeds


BEETROOT

  • Beetroot 6

  • Water 100g

  • White wine vinegar 100g

  • White sugar 50g


APPLE

  • White balsamic 200g

  • Water 40g


BEETROOT PURÉE

  • Butter 100g

  • Beetroot 500g, peeled and diced


BEET SAUCE

  • Beetroot, 24 medium sized (juiced)

  • Granny smith apples 4 (juiced)

  • Roasted koji 150g

  • White balsamic vinegar 200ml


TO SERVE

  • Fish sauce 1 tsp

  • Black vinegar 1 tsp

  • Soy sauce 1 tsp


Method


PICKLED MUSTARD SEEDS

  1. Place the mustard seeds into cold water and bring to the boil - repeat process 10 times and cool the mustard seeds after. Place the seeds into a bag with pickling liquid and reserve.


BEETROOT

  1. Peel 6 beetroots and put in a bag with a pickling liquid made of: 100g water, 100g white wine vinegar, 50g white sugar

  2. Steam at 100C until cooked through but still have bite, cool quickly in the bag. Dice cooked beetroots into brunoises, reserve.


APPLE

  1. Brunoises granny smith apple, removing all skin - pickle in a pickle solution of: 200g white balsamic, 40g water

  2. Compress in the Vac-Pac machine


BEETROOT PURÉE

  1. Melt butter in a pot with a little oil until foamy, add the beetroots and a good pinch of salt, cook until the beets are beginning to soften, without color. Add a splash of hot water and cook until dry, repeat this process until beetroots are cooked through.

  2. Blitz in the Vitamix until completely smooth, pass through a chinois and cool quickly. Correct seasoning with salt and white balsamic vinegar. Reserve in vacuum bags.


BEET SAUCE

  1. Reduce beet and apple juice by 2/3 then infuse with toasted koji for an hour. Season with fresh beet juice, vinegar and salt.


TO SERVE

  1. Cook duck legs as shown on packaging.

  2. Serve duck legs on a plate with all other components.

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