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Roast Duck With Orange Sauce

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  Duck 5 Pound (1 Bird)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange peel 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon

Tuck wing tips under back of duck.
Brush with melted butter.
Place breast side up on trivet in broiler pan.
Set aside.
In 1 1/2 -quart casserole, combine vinegar and sugar.
Microwave at HIGH (10) 2 minutes, until lightly browned; stir after 1 minute.
Add broth, orange juice, orange peel, lemon juice and cornstarch; stir until smooth.
Microwave at HIGH (10) 4 to 6 minutes, until clear and thickened, stirring every 2 minutes.
Baste duck with orange sauce.
Convection Bake at 325°F for 1 3/4 to 2 hours, spooning off fat occasionally.
Baste with reserved orange sauce frequently during last 15 minutes of baking time.

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Roast Duck With Orange Sauce Recipe