Roast duck has crispy skin and moist flavorful meat, a true treat for anyone who gives it a try! Follow this easy roast duck recipe for a Holiday meal perfect for any food lover.
- 1 whole Duck (whole)
- 1 Orange (quartered)
- 1 head Garlic (head of garlic)
- 1 Tbsp Sea Salt (paper removed and top trimmed)
- 2 tsp Pepper
- 2 tsp Orange Zest
Defrost the Duck, remove giblets from interior cavity, and trim excess fat. Rinse duck with cold water.
Poke holes in the skin all over the skin of the duck, being careful not to pierce the meat.
Place the duck in a large pot of boiling water and boil for 10 minutes. This helps render some of the fat.
Remove from the water and pat dry.
Mix together salt, pepper and orange zest and rub all over the duck. Stuff the inside with orange & garlic.
Place on a rack in a roasting pan & bake for 20 minutes per pound at 350ºF until the duck breast is 175ºF.
Remove from oven, let rest for 10 minutes, removing stuffing, slice and enjoy!