ROAST DUCK WITH PEAR & ORANGE

The sweetness and bite of pear and orange are a great way to offset the gamey flavor of duck.

Difficulty: 3/5

Prep time: 15 min

Cook time: 1.5 h

Serves: 5

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Whole duck
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 pears
  • 2 oranges
  • 1 bunch of green onions (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon peppercorns
  • 1 large bay leaf
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 star anise
  • 1 tablespoon Kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Roughly chop oranges and pears and add to drip tray with bay leaf, cloves, star anise, and whole peppercorns.
  2. Mix together salt, pepper, green onions, sriracha, soy sauce, and olive oil and liberally coat duck with mixture.
  3. Pour access marinade into a drip tray with 250 ml of water (or red wine).
  4. Roast duck at 350°F (177°C) for about an hour and a half or until duck has reached an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).

Courtesy of the talented Broil King Ukraine team.