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Roast Duck With Orange

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Ingredients
  Duck 5 Pound
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 Small, sliced
  Carrot 1 Large, diced
  Stalk celery 1 , diced
  Boiling water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Wine jelly 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Cold water 2 Tablespoon
  Oranges 3 , peeled
  Lemon 1 , peeled
  Navel orange 1 , sliced
Directions

1. Start oven, set at 350° F., or Moderate.
2. Singe, dress and clean duck for roasting . Rub inside with salt and outside with salt and pepper.
3. Place all the vegetables in a roasting pan and the duck on top; pour the hot water into the roaster. Roast, allowing 20 to 25 minutes per pound. Baste as it roasts with the juices in the pan. When tender, remove the duck to a hot platter and keep it hot.
4. Strain the liquid in the pan, skim off the fat.
5. Add the fruit juices and jelly, also the flour which is mixed into a smooth paste with the cold water. Cook, stirring constantly until smooth and thickened.
6. Cut the orange and lemon peels into thin slivers and cook 5 minutes in enough boiling water to cover; strain. Add the peels to the sauce and cook 5 minutes.
7. Arrange thin slices of the navel orange around the duck on the platter and serve with the sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Duckling
Servings: 
10

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