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Sherried Baked Duck

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Sherried baked duck is an oven cooked duck recipe. Prepared with dry sherry for flavor along with onion juice, the sherried baked duck is oven cooked and seasoned with parsley flakes for a herbed taste to it.
Ingredients
  Dry sherry 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  White pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried parsley flakes 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bottled onion juice 2 Ounce (1 Bottle)
  Wild ducks 4 , cleaned
  Salt To Taste
  Bay leaves 4
  Onion 1 Large, quartered
Directions

Place sherry in a heavy medium saucepan; heat just until warm
Remove from heat; ignite sherry, and let stand until flames disappear.
Add next 7 ingredients; heat well.
Sprinkle ducks with salt.
Place 1 bay leaf and an onion quarter in cavity of each duck; place ducks, breast side down, in a large roaster.
Pour half of hot sherry mixture over ducks; cover and bake at 350° for 3hours or until tender, basting occasionally with pan drippings.
Reheat remaining sherry mixture, and pour mixture over ducks; cool.
Cover ducks, and let stand in refrigerator 1 to 2 hours or until ready to reheat and serve, if desired.
Cut ducks in half, and return to roaster.
Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until hot.
Place ducks on serving platter; garnish with orange slices and fresh parsley sprigs, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Poultry
Servings: 
16

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