Have you tried some whole duck recipes ? Cooking whole duck is more difficult than some part of it such as for duck egg recipes or for duck breast recipes. You need to cook longer and also use much more ingredients to season the duck. Because of that, not many people eager to cook whole duck.
What about you? Do you want to cook whole duck for special purpose like party or family gathering? Well, if you want to cook whole duck, you do not need to be afraid.
You can try one of whole duck recipes that we will share on this article. We will show you about some nice recipes for duck roast and Chinese roast duck recipe through this article.
Whole Duck Recipes good to Try
Whole Duck Recipes with Apple and Cider
Do you know that duck is blending nicely with apple and cider? When you combine apple, cider, and duck, you will be able to taste something nice and fresh inside of your mouth.
If you want to taste it, then you can follow about how to cook it. However, make sure that you have the entire ingredients for cooking whole duck recipes with apple and cider. Here are the ingredients that you need to prepare for cooking this nice whole duck recipe:
- Whole duck 1 piece (skinless)
- Duck bones 500 gram (cut in small pieces)
- Chinese 5 spices 2 teaspoons
- Apple 3 pieces (peeled and quartered)
- Cider ¾ cup (good quality)
- Flour 1 tablespoon
- Onion 1 piece
- Garlic 3 cloves
- Carrot 1 piece
- Stalk of celery 1 piece
Beside of those ingredients, you also need to prepare some bay leaf, thyme, parsley, salt, and also pepper for cooking special whole duck recipes.
How to Cook Using Whole Duck Recipes with Apple and Cider
- First of all, you need to preheat your oven to 210 Celsius degree to cook whole duck recipes.
- Prick the duck with using a fork.
- Rub it with Chinese 5 spice which is commonly using in many Chinese roast duck recipes.
- Season it with pepper and salt.
- Put the duck inside of the roasting tray which is used in many recipes for duck roast.
- Put one quartered apple into the duck cavity.
- Cook it inside of the oven for about 20 minutes. After that, turn the oven temperature to 180 Celsius degree and cook the duck again for about 1 hour 30 minutes. Make sure to check and remove any juice duck fat from the roasting tray.
- Place the rest of quartered apple inside of the roasting tray 20 minutes before you remove the duck from the oven.
- While waiting the duck, you can make the duck gravy.
- Grab another baking tray and place the duck bone, garlic, onion, carrot, celery, thyme, bay leaf, basil, and drizzle it all with olive oil.
- Cook it inside of the oven for about 30 minutes with the whole duck too.
- Remove the gravy and place the baking tray on the medium stove heat.
- After that, add the flour and cook again for about 2 minutes. Add the cider when the entire ingredients have been cooked pretty well.
- Scrap the entire things that stick into the baking tray. Cook it again for about 5 minutes.
- Remove the gravy to the saucepan and pour water into it. Cook it again for about an hour.
- Remove the duck from the oven and let it cool down.
- Slice the duck thinly and place it on the plate with gravy poured on top of it.
- You have made delicious dish using one of whole duck recipes with apple and cider.
Whole Duck Recipes with Asian Style
If we are talking about Chinese roast duck recipe, most of us must be agreed that is the most delicious dish in the world. From now on, you can make it in your kitchen. It is not as difficult as you thought.
For you who want to try using whole duck recipes with Asian style, then you should prepare some ingredients like:
- Whole duck 1 piece
- Sweet soy sauce ½ cup
- Water 8 cups
- Char Sui sauce ½ cup
- Star anise 2 pieces
- Lemongrass 1 piece
- Ginger tea bag 1 piece
- Char Sui sauce 2 tablespoons
- Lemon 3 slices
Beside of those ingredients, we also recommend you to have Asian greens and spiced plum sauce to improve the aroma and taste of whole duck recipes which you will cook.
How to Cook Whole Duck Recipes with Asian Style
- For cooking this one of Asian style whole duck recipes, you need to preheat your oven to 190 Celsius degree.
- Grab a pot and pour the Char Sui sauce, sweet soy sauce, and water. Boil those entire ingredients.
- Put the whole duck into the pot and let it be for 3 minutes to 4 minutes.
- Make sure to dry the duck meat.
- Place the duck into the roasting tray. Do not forget to put the entire aromatic ingredients into the roasting tray too.
- Roast the whole duck inside of the oven for about 30 minutes to 40 minutes. Make sure the entire fat juice has been cleared out from the duck.
- Let the duck cool down and after that you are ready to serve it.
Well, which one do you like more from those two recipes for duck roast? Is it whole duck recipes with apple and cider or whole duck recipes with Asian style?