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Duckling A L'Orange

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  Duckling 5 Pound
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 Small, quartered
  Celery stalks 3
  Orange sauce 2 Tablespoon

Rinse duckling thoroughly in cool water; pat dry.
Sprinkle cavity with salt and pepper.
Set onion and celery leaves inside cavity.
Tie legs and wings together with string.
Pierce skin around leg and wing joints with fork.
Arrange duckling, breast-side down, on micro-wave roasting rack in microproof baking dish.
Place in oven and cook on HI, 20 minutes.
Remove from oven.
Pour off excess fat.
Turn duckling over and pierce entire surface with fork to allow fat to drain.
Insert probe in breast close to leg without touching bone.
Plug in probe.
Cook on 70 with temperature probe set at 170°F.
Serve with Orange Sauce.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1177 Calories from Fat 556

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g94.8%

Saturated Fat 16.6 g83%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 771.1 mg257%

Sodium 1035.6 mg43.2%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.5%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4.1%

Sugars 5.5 g

Protein 139 g278.9%

Vitamin A 2.7% Vitamin C 31.8%

Calcium 6.5% Iron 103.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Duckling A L'Orange Recipe