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Smothered Duck In Caper Sauce

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The smothered duck in caper sauce can be your pick of choice if you are looking for something simple yet pleasing for a small dinner with friends or guests. The duck cooked with bacon drippings in chicken or beef broth is flavored with garlic, capers and lemon juice along with brown sugar. seasoned to taste, the smothered duck in caper sauce is a smooth and delicious and can be served over rice.
  Duck 6 Pound, cut up (1 Unit)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Butter/Bacon drippings 3 Tablespoon
  Chicken/Beef bouillon 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Capers 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Brown sugar/Caramelized sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Rub duck with garlic.
Sprinkle cavity with salt and pepper to taste.
Let stand 1 to 2 hours.
Melt butter in a heavy skillet or dutch oven.
Add duck and brown quickly on all sides.
Drain off fat, if desired.
Add bouillon.
Simmer over medium heat about 1 hour, or until duck is tender.
Remove duck to a heated platter.
Blend water into cornstarch.
Stir into hot liquid in Dutch oven.
Add capers, cook and stir over high heat until sauce boils.
Reduce heat.
Add sugar and lemon juice.
Stir just until sauce is thickened.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6625 Calories from Fat 4292

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 477 g733.5%

Saturated Fat 167.9 g839.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2434.7 mg811.6%

Sodium 2678.4 mg111.6%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g9.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.29 g1.1%

Sugars 10.5 g

Protein 526 g1052.4%

Vitamin A 75.2% Vitamin C 254.3%

Calcium 44.3% Iron 640.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Smothered Duck In Caper Sauce Recipe