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Roast Duck with Pear Stuffing

Description
Preparation
20 min
Cooking
2 hrs
Portions
6

Ingredients

  • 1 Duck (1.75 kg / 4 lbs)

Stuffing

  • 5 pears, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1 onion, grated
  • 100 g fresh brown breadcrumbs
  • 1 lemon for its juice and rind
  • 1 orange for its juice and rind
  • 2 teaspoons dried sage
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • Salt and pepper

Garnish

  • Sage sprigs
  • Orange slices
  • Garlic 
  • Chopped pears

Preparation

  1. Rub salt over the duck.
  2. Mix the remaining ingredients together thoroughly, binding with the egg and stuff the neck end of the duck. Secure with a skewer.
  3. Weigh the bird and calculate the cooking time. Allow 30 minutes per 450 g/1 lb.
  4. Place the duck in The Rock Ceramic Ovenware rectangular dish , prick skin with a sharp fork and roast in a moderate oven for the calculated time.
  5. Garnish as illustrated.

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