Roast Duck Recipe

Roast Duck Recipe

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Roast duck has crispy skin and moist flavorful meat, a true treat for anyone who gives it a try! Follow this easy recipe for a Holiday meal perfect for any food lover.

Roast duck has crispy skin and moist flavorful meat, a true treat for anyone who gives it a try! Follow this easy recipe for a Holiday meal perfect for any food lover.

Ingredients

Yield

We have approximately 5# large frozen ducks available that serve about 4 people.
  • 1 whole Duck ( whole)
  • 1 Orange ( quartered)
  • 1 head Garlic ( head of garlic, paper removed and top trimmed)
  • 1 Tbsp Sea Salt
  • 2 tsp Pepper
  • 2 tsp Orange Zest ( fresh)

Directions

  • 1

    Defrost the Duck, remove giblets from interior cavity, and trim excess fat. Rinse duck with cold water.

  • 2

    Poke holes in the skin all over the skin of the duck, being careful not to pierce the meat.

  • 3

    Place the duck in a large pot of boiling water and boil for 10 minutes. This helps render some of the fat.

  • 4

    Remove from the water and pat dry.

  • 5

    Mix together salt, pepper and orange zest and rub all over the duck. Stuff the inside with orange & garlic.

  • 6

    Place on a rack in a roasting pan & bake for 20 minutes per pound at 350ºF until the duck breast is 175ºF.

  • 7

    Remove from oven, let rest for 10 minutes, removing stuffing, slice and enjoy!


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Recommended Pairings

Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir is a thin-skinned grape that produces light red wines. The best Pinot Noirs are fruity, earthy and spicy and very easy to drink!


Top Regions:

  • Burgundy, France
  • Sonoma, California
  • Oregon

Pairs great with:

  • Pinot Noir can work with a variety of foods from salmon to pork to mushrooms
 

Lagers

Lagers

The style of beer that made Milwaukee famous, most lagers are golden, clean and crisp.


Pairs great with:

  • Perfect with brats and burgers!

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