Duck legs (SV)

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This is a straightforward and easy recipe for cooking duck legs sous vide in a water bath.

Duck legs (SV)
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:209
Ready in:8 - 10 hours, 20 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:8 - 10 hours, 5 minutes
Recipe author:Chef
First published:13th November 2013

Best recipe review

Keeps them lovely and moist


You really cannot overcook duck legs this way.



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Mise en place


  1. Mix together the pepper, garlic powder and mustard.
  2. Rub all over the duck legs.
  3. Place the legs into separate pouches.
  4. Vacuum pack, seal and cook in the water bath for 8-10 hours.
  5. If they are not to be served immediately, plunge the pouches in iced water, leave to cool and refrigerate, then follow the instructions below re searing.
  6. If serving immediately, remove the duck from the pouches and sear each side in a very hot frying pan until both sides are crisp (about 1-2 minutes each side).

Serving suggestions

Serve with mashed potatoes and vegetables.


Any type of duck legs will be fine. I just happened to have Barbary ones.

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