Duck Breast and Kale Stir-Fry with Balsamic Reduction

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 pound boneless skinless duck breast chopped
  • 2 cups chopped kale
  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions
  • 2 teaspoons chopped rosemary


  • In a large skillet over medium heat, heat coconut oil. To the skillet, add the onion and salt and pepper. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes, until tender and caramelized.
  • To the skillet, add the duck, kale and mushrooms and stir. Cook for 10 minutes, until duck is cooked through and vegetables are tender. Transfer duck mixture to a bowl and set aside.
  • To the skillet, add the remaining ingredients (balsamic vinegar through rosemary) and turn heat up to high. Bring balsamic mixture to a boil then reduce to low and whisk periodically for 10 minutes, until balsamic mixture has reduced to half.
  • To the reduction sauce, add the contents of the bowl and stir. Serve warm.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Cauli-rice (process cauliflower in a blender or food processor until it resembles grains of rice; steam “rice” till tender; drain; salt and pepper to taste and fluff with a fork.)
NUTRITION: 254 Calories; 11g Fat (36.8% calories from fat); 23g Protein; 18g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 87mg Cholesterol; 102mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 3 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.
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