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Burgundy Basted Duckling

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  Ready to cook duckling 5 Pound
  Burgundy wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Melted butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Dried marjoram 1 Teaspoon, crushed
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bottled hot pepper sauce 3 Drop

With a fork, prick skin of duckling all over at approximately two-inch intervals.
Place metal rack or trivet in bottom of slow-cooking pot.
Set duckling, breast side up, in pot.
Combine Burgundy, lemon juice, butter, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, salt, marjoram, pepper, and pepper sauce.
Brush about half the sauce over duckling.
Cover and cook on low for 7 to 9 hours.
If possible, remove excess fat, brush duckling with more sauce, and turn duckling once during cooking.
Remove excess fat again at end of cooking time on low.
Then turn control to high, brush with remaining sauce and cook a final 30 minutes.
If a browner bird is desired, it may be placed on a broiler pan or heat-proof platter and browned in 400° F oven for about 15 or 20 minutes.
Makes 4 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Slow Cooked
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1197 Calories from Fat 583

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 65 g99.5%

Saturated Fat 18.5 g92.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 779.2 mg259.7%

Sodium 1002 mg41.7%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.6 g2.4%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 139 g278.5%

Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 40.7%

Calcium 7.9% Iron 109.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Burgundy Basted Duckling Recipe