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Roast Duck A L'Orange

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  Duck 1 , cleaned and giblets reserved
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Paprika 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh oregano 1 Teaspoon, minced
  Fresh rosemary 1⁄2 Teaspoon, minced
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper To Taste
  White onions 6 Small, peeled
  Oranges 2 Medium
  White wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Carrots 6 Medium, peeled
  Orange curacao To Taste
  Arrowroot 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Soak pot in water, top and bottom, for fifteen minutes.
Drain blood from duck and set it aside.
Wash duck thoroughly inside and out under cold running water.
Rub salt and pepper inside the duck cavity.
Paint outside of duck with a mixture of olive oil, paprika, oregano and rosemary.
Brown duck in olive oil on both sides.
Stuff inside of duck with small white onions, peeled, and one of the sliced whole oranges.
Place duck in pot, breast down.
Add to pot: innards of duck, sliced carrots, duck's blood, wine, 1 teaspoon salt.
Grate the skin of the remaining orange and sprinkle over duck.
Slice remainder of orange and add to pot.
Place covered pot in cold oven.
Set temperature to 480 degrees.
Cook 90 minutes.
Remove pot from oven and pour off liquid into saucepan.
Add orange Curacao.
Bring to boil and thicken with arrowroot.
You may want to brown the duck by uncovering it for the last 5 to 10 minutes of cooking.
Be sure not to overcook.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5113 Calories from Fat 2952

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 328 g505.2%

Saturated Fat 102.2 g510.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1535.9 mg512%

Sodium 5263.6 mg219.3%

Total Carbohydrates 175 g58.3%

Dietary Fiber 44.8 g179.3%

Sugars 90 g

Protein 354 g709%

Vitamin A 1593% Vitamin C 617.2%

Calcium 63.5% Iron 504.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Roast Duck A L'Orange Recipe