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Recipe for Roasted Duck the German way

Going back centuries duck as been one of the key ingredients in most any feast. Ducks have a nice delicate flavor that tends to blend well with many of the ingredients they had back in the first couple of centuries. Mixing things like fruits, breads, and their favorite alcoholic beverages made the palates of these early people happy.

Since you may have a hard time finding a good recipe for roasted duck you may wish to try this one.

If you’re looking for a recipe that blends the flavorful taste of duck with a holiday type taste you might try going into the recipes of the early Europeans, like this German recipe for roasted duck.

For this awesome and delectable recipe for roasted duck you will need:

  • 1 duck, marjoram,
  • salt, pepper,
  • 2 cups sour cream,
  • 3 oz. raisins,
  • 3 lbs. apples,
  • lb. cubed white bread,
  • 1 shot glass of brandy,
  • 1 cup of white wine, and
  • cinnamon.

Clean the inside of the duck out well, after it is washed well rub the inside of the duck down with some of the marjoram, salt, and pepper. Peel the skin from the apples and chop them into fine pieces. Mix the raisins, apples, bread, brandy, and white wine into a bowl.

Mix well, and then place inside the stuff as stuffing, closing up the cavity after you’re done. Place duck breast down inside the roasting pan, roast duck at a medium temperature in the oven for 15 minutes, after the 15 minutes turn the duck over.

While it’s roasting make sure to pour liquid over it often, better too much than not enough.

Under the wings and drumsticks poke holes with fork to drain fat. As the juice on the bottom of the pan browns add more water too it. After 60-70 minutes of roasting, if you want a crustier skin pour a strong salt water solution over the duck.

 If not let cook a 70-80 minutes instead of 60-70. Remove the duck and cut like turkey. Take the juice from the duck and boil, adding sour cream. Use marjoram and salt to taste on liquid.

So next holiday or special get together instead of the plain turkey and dressing, mix it up with a nice festive recipe for roasted duck. Everyone at the get together will thank you since this will probably be their first time diving into something different. This is even a good recipe for a family dinner, with not much prep time and a lot of relaxing while it cooks.

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