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Traditional Roast Duck

Check out our recipe for traditional roast duck, the perfect centrepiece for any Sunday roast meal!

Serves:

Preparation: 5 mins
Cook: 20 mins per 500g plus 20 mins extra cooking

Ingredients:

  • Gressingham duck 
  • Salt

Method:

  1. Pre-heat your oven to 220°C, Fan 200°C, Gas Mark 7
  2. Remove all packaging.
  3. Take bag of giblets out of the body cavity (they’re useful for stock).
  4. Weigh the duck without the giblets. It’s important to do this – don’t just use the weight on the bag, as this includes the giblets.
  5. Place on a rack in the roasting tin, prick the skin all over an rub a teaspoon of salt into the skin.
  6. Roast in the middle of the oven for 20 minutes per 500g, plus 20 minutes extra.
  7. Rest the duck for 10-20 minutes.
All ovens vary in performance, this is a guide only.

For more fantastic duck recipes visit Gressingham's website where you can download a free recipe booklet

 
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