Puy lentil salad with foie gras shavings and smoked duck breast

5
2 hours 15 minutes

Ingredients

Shaved foie gras

  • 1 lobe of foie gras, weighing roughly 500g
  • 50ml of Sauternes wine
  • 35ml of port
  • 3g of salt
  • 2g of ground black pepper
  • 1g of pink salt

Lentils

  • 200g of puy lentils
  • 1/2 carrot
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 sprig of thyme
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt

Wasabi dressing

  • 10g of fresh wasabi
  • 25g of red wine vinegar
  • 25g of truffle juice
  • 75g of grapeseed oil
  • 1 pinch of salt

To plate

  • 20 slices of smoked duck breast
  • Parmesan shavings
  • 4 red radishes, finely sliced
  • 100g of rocket
  • 50g of croutons
  • edible flowers, optional

Method

1
Mix together the Sauternes, port and seasonings in a shallow bowl. Add the foie gras and leave to marinate for 24 hours
  • 50ml of Sauternes wine
  • 35ml of port
  • 3g of salt
  • 2g of ground black pepper
  • 1g of pink salt
  • 1 lobe of foie gras, weighing roughly 500g
2
Remove from the marinade then seal under a high pressure for sous vide and cook in a water bath at 66°C for 1 hour. Plunge into iced water then chill for 12 hours
3
Put the lentils in a pan with the vegetables and herbs and cover with water. Bring to a simmer and cook for 50-60 minutes until the lentils are soft. Discard the vegetables and herbs and season with salt to taste
  • 200g of puy lentils
  • 1/2 carrot
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 sprig of thyme
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt
4
To make the wasabi dressing, mix all the ingredients except the oil in a bowl. Slowly drizzle in the oil while whisking the dressing until the mixture is emulsified
  • 10g of fresh wasabi
  • 25g of red wine vinegar
  • 25g of truffle juice
  • 75g of grapeseed oil
  • 1 pinch of salt
5
Shave the foie gras on a meat slicer to a thickness of 3mm. If you don't have a meat slicer, you can do this with a very sharp knife
6
To plate, dress the lentils with the wasabi dressing and place a generous spoon in the bottom of each bowl. Arrange the foie gras, duck, parmesan, radish slices, croutons and rocket on top of the lentils, season with salt and pepper and garnish with flowers
  • 20 slices of smoked duck breast
  • Parmesan shavings
  • 4 red radishes, finely sliced
  • 50g of croutons
  • 100g of rocket
  • edible flowers, optional