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Duck with orange recipe






Ingredients


Canard a l orange

Duck with orange recipe

1 x 4lb duck

2ozs of butter

1/2 pint of water

1/4 pint of white wine

salt and pepper

1 bay leave

3 oranges

1 tablespoon of arrowroot or corn flour

Duck with orange


duck in orange sauce Picture

Place the duck in a roasting pan and prick the skin in 6- 8 places and rub with butter. Place the water and the wine in the base of the tin with a sprinkling of salt and pepper.

Add the bay leave and the zest of one orange. Roast the duck in a moderately hot oven 375f gas 5 for 30 mins.

Then reduce the heat to 325f gas 3 for 1¼ / 1½ hours allowing 30 mins cooking time for each lb.

Put the duck on a serving plate and keep hot strain the cooking liquid into a saucepan and make up to 3/4 pint with water.

Add the juice of 2 oranges and the rind of one cut into matchsticks strips. Mix a little of the water with the arrowroot or cornflour and add to the sauce.

Bring to the boil stirring constantly and then simmer for 3 - 4 mins.

Garnish the duck with slices of orange and pour a little sauce over the duck.

Serve hot with the rest of the sauce.

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