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Roast Duck Recipe

A succulent and crispy roast duck recipe!

2 hours 15 minutes

Total Time

30 minutes

Prep Time

1 hour 45 minutes

Cook Time

4

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A succulent and crispy roast duck recipe!
Roast Duck Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 whole duck
  • Oil, salt & pepper to season    
  • Rosemary & Thyme
  • Nutmeg
  • Orange 

Method:


Tips:

- Rest the duck for at least 30 minutes.

- Serve with a fruity stuffing.

- For an extra sweet finish, raise the temperature up to gas mark 7/ fan 220°C and rub some honey over the skin and wait for it to caramelise.

1

Take the duck out of the fridge 1 hour before cooking to allow it to come up to room temperature.

2

Prick the duck breasts with a fork and season with salt and pepper. If you fancy, chop up some rosemary, nutmeg, thyme and orange zest and rub into the skin.

3

Stuff the duck with 2 halves of an orange and any remaining spices, place in a deep tray with a trivet and follow one of the two below cooking options.

4

Preheat your fan assisted oven to 200°C/gas mark 6.

5

Roast the duck at this temperature for 25 minutes

6

Reduce the temperature to 120°C/gas mark 1/2, when the temperature has dropped to 120°C, return to the oven for 1hr 15 minutes basting every 20 minutes.

For a quick roast:


1
Set the oven at fan 200°C/gas mark 6. Roast the duck at this temperature for 90 minutes.
2
After one hour take the duck out and slash the legs away from the body in order for the legs to cook quicker for a further 30 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1 whole duck
  • Oil, salt & pepper to season    
  • Rosemary & Thyme
  • Nutmeg
  • Orange 

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