Blueberry Thyme Red Wine Reduction

Blueberry Thyme Red Wine Reductiin
Duck Breast with Blueberry Thyme Red Wine Reduction

This Blueberry Thyme Red Wine Reduction is a perfect sauce for pork, duck, chicken or any wild game (dove, venison, quail, pheasant, elk, etc.). It would also be great to add a little drizzle over a salad to brighten it up and give it some character.

If you want to make this with a duck breast, see cooking directions here.

Blueberry Thyme Red Wine Reduction

5 from 1 vote
Recipe by Angela and Mark Course: Sauces and DressingsCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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The perfect sauce for pork, duck, chicken or other wild game! It is also great drizzled over salads.


  • 1 pint blueberries

  • ¾ cup bold red wine (we used a zinfandel)

  • 10 green peppercorns

  • 1 spring fresh thyme

  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar (or citrus like lemon juice)

  • 1 tbsp sugar

  • 1 tbsp brandy


  • Add first 4 ingredients to a sauce pan over medium heat and reduce by about half until berries are broken down (about 30min). Stir occasionally
  • Add remaining ingredients and continue to simmer for 15 min until sauce reaches desired consistency
  • Strain to remove chunks/stems
  • Lightly pour over duck breast, chicken, or pork.

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  1. Margaret Quaadman says:

    Where is the recipe?????

    1. Angela and Mark Author says:

      Hello Margaret! The recipe is at the end of the blog post. I check both mobile and web browsers and it is working on my end. If it continues to not work for you, please send me an email and I will send you the recipe directly. I hope you give it a try!

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