Duck Spice

Food Recipes by Lisë Stern / July, 2016

Executive Chef Ken Lingle uses this spice for seared duck breasts (hence the name), but he also uses it for grilled lobster tails and roasted cauliflower. Use as a rub.

Adapted from Ken Lingle of Salt Kitchen & Bar at Wentworth by the Sea.

1 tablespoon coriander seeds
1 tablespoon cumin seeds
1 tablespoon white peppercorns
1 tablespoon star anise
½ tablespoon fennel seeds
1/8 of a cinnamon stick
3 whole cloves

In a medium skillet over low heat, toast all the spices together until fragrant. Transfer to a plate to cool, then grind in a spice grinder. Store in an airtight container away from direct light.

Makes about ¼ cup