by Harold Dieterle
- 3 teaspoons olive oil
- 1 onion, very finely chopped
- 5 cloves garlic, very finely
- 1 pound ground duck
- 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped
- 2 tablespoons chile sauce,
such as sriracha or sambal
- 1/4 cup panko
- 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
- Coarse salt and freshly ground
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in
a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and 3 cloves garlic. Cook,
stirring, until translucent, about 5 minutes; remove from heat and let
Add onion and garlic mixture
to a large bowl, along with, ground duck, basil, chile sauce, panko,
and eggs. Knead mixture until well combined; season with salt and pepper.
Transfer mixture to refrigerator and let chill for 30 minutes.
Remove duck mixture from refrigerator.
Divide meat into four equal portions and form into patties. Heat
1 teaspoon olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat and brown
on all sides. Transfer to a baking sheet and finish cooking in the oven.
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