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Parmentier de Confit de Canard


This is a favourite in our household. Mashed potato, duck and fried vegetables, rolled into layers of deliciousness.

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  • 8 medium potatoes
  • 2 shallots
  • 2 onions
  • 2 large carrots
  • 4 thighs of duck confit (Confit de canard)


servings 6
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 20mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Preheat oven to 200°C.

Step 2

Peel and finely dice; carrots, onions, shallots and fry in pan until brown.

Step 3

Peel and cut potatoes and plunge into a pot of hot water, until soft.

Step 4

Prepare the tinned duck confiture by shredding into fine pieces.

Step 5

Mash the potatoes, add olive oil (or butter) and milk, until smooth.

Step 6

Put a layer of mashed potato on the bottom of the oven-proof dish.

Put the next layer of fried vegetables and then another layer of duck confit.

Put a top layer of mashed potatoes. Pat down firmly.

Step 7

Take a deep tray (30 x 20) and lightly oil.

Step 8

Line bottom of tray with mashed potato, add vegetables as the next layer, then shredded duck on top. Finish with another layer of mashed potatoes.

Step 9

Sprinkle cheese if desired. Cook for 20 minutes.

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This recipe for Parmentier de Confit de Canard is AMAZING. Find of like the British Shepherd's pie, but with duck and no heavy pastry. Just love it!

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