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Duck With Oranges

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Ingredients
  Duck 4 Pound
  Hot chicken broth 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  White wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Oranges 4
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 400°.
2) With a fork, prick duck all over.
Season well and place on rack in roasting pan.
3) Cut the rind from one orange into thin matchsticks.
4) Squeeze the juice from two oranges.
5) Peel and section remaining oranges.

MAKING
6) Roast the duck for 45 minutes till brown and crisp.
7) Remove all but 1 tbsp of the fat from the pan.
8) Pour hot broth over duck.
9) Cover and roast for a further 30 minutes till cooked.
10) Heat sugar gently in a pan until it caramelizes, then remove from heat and add vinegar.
11) Remove duck and strain juices from roasting pan into sugar mixture.
12) Replace duck in pan and keep warm.
13) Add orange juice to the pan with the rind.
14) Cook gently for 5 minutes till the rind has softened.
15) Remove duck from oven and cut into portions.
16) Arrange on warmed serving dish and spoon over a little of the orange sauce.
17) Use the orange sections to garnish duck.

SERVING
18) Serve with sauteed potatoes and peas, and with the rest of the sauce served in a sauce or gravy boat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Duckling
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
105 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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