• Ingredients: 33

Tehina with sesame paste, water, juice of 2 lemons, garlic cloves, chopped, ground cumin, salt, to taste.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sesame paste
  • 1 cup water
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • Salt, to taste

For the stuffing:

  • 1 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp. virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup minced shallots
  • 4 tbsps. chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped fresh savory
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. ground pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. salt for sprinkling on the chicken
  • Butter or vegetable oil for the roasting pan

For salad:

Special equipment:

  • Special equipment: Silpat or Exopat nonstick reusable baking-sheet liner*

Garnish:

To assembl

  • Special equipment: two 12-inch squares cheesecloth

To smoke duck

  • 1 tsp. Darjeeling tea leaves
  • 1 tbsp. fresh cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped

To glaze pears

To finish sauce and duck

  • Special equipment: wok with lid, heavy-duty foil, 12-inch round wire rack, 3-quart baking dish; instant-read thermometer

Directions

  1. Step 1 Place sesame paste in the bowl of a food processor with water, lemon juice, garlic cloves, and cumin.

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  2. Step 2 Pulse to combine, then process until the mixture has the consistency of thick cream. Transfer to a bowl and add salt to taste.

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Nutrition information

Calories 236 Carbohydrates 16 g (5%)
Fat 18 g (28%) Protein 8 g (15%)
Saturated Fat 3 g (13%) Sodium 13 mg (1%)
Polyunsaturated Fat 8 g Fiber 6 g (24%)
Monounsaturated Fat 7 g Cholesterol 0