Mazzio's Smoked Duck with Tangerine-Rosemary Salad
James Mazzio's sugar-and-tea mixture adds a wonderful fragrance to the duck; allow a day for marinating. If you want to save time, buy smoked duck breasts at your local specialty food shop. More Incredible Duck Recipes
The smoked duck can be refrigerated overnight.
Meaty duck breasts need a concentrated red; for this recipe, the wine also must have enough acerbic tannins to check the sweet notes of the molasses marinade. That's a Bordeaux.