How to cook a duck with apples?
Duck meat does not compare with anything. It is very juicy and dense, and its aroma beckons to try even a piece. Moreover, it contains vitamins and trace elements, so necessary for our body. Perhaps that is why the duck with apples has become the delight of any holiday table and the pride of the hostess, who pleases her friends and loved ones with such a wonderful dish.
Duck with apples in the oven
- one duck carcass
- garlic (7 cloves)
- curry, ground black pepper (on the 1st h. lodges.)
- apples (5 pcs.)
- honey (3 tablespoons.)
- onions (1 pc.)
- dill, parsley
How to cook:
- You need a slightly chilled duck. Wash it thoroughly and dry with a paper towel. Mix garlic, salt, curry, ground black pepper and rub the outer and inner parts of the carcass with this mixture.
- Take a toothpick, they will be useful to you in order to stab the breast and thighs. Due to this, the duck skin will be crisp and will not tear. In order to well soak the dish with spices and give it a flavor, leave it for 3 hours in a warm place.
- Finely chop the duck fat and put it on a pre-heated pan, remove the greaves.
- Now about the apples. They should be sour, as you add honey and get a great combination of flavors. Wash the apples in cool water, cut the core, dry them and cut them into large pieces. Pour them into the pan to the fat and add to them 2 tablespoons of honey. After five minutes, remove them from the heat and wait for them to cool.
- Get down to stuffing. Put the apples and honey inside the duck and cover the hole with the onion. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and place the bird in it in a form special for baking. Duck is better to cover the top with foil.
- After an hour and a half, remove the dish, brush with honey and put it back in the oven for another 40 minutes. During this time, water the carcass sometimes with juice, which it starts up.
- Pull the duck out of the oven, free it from onions and toothpicks. Apples use as a sauce: remove them, finely rub, boil 10 minutes over low heat and pour the dish over them. You can decorate the bird with greens and serve.
Duck with apples in the sleeve
Roasting sleeve is a wonderful invention that makes life easier for women.The dish in it is perfectly soaked with fragrant spices and its own juice.
- Take the back of the bird, rinse well under cold water. If there are feathers, remove them.
- Coarsely chop the duck, rub it with red pepper, mustard and salt. Wait 20 minutes for it to marry.
- Peel the potatoes, cut them in half. Also cut the apples into halves, after washing them, and remove the core from them.
- In order for baking, put in order: apples, duck fillet and potatoes. Using clips, fasten the sleeve on both sides. Pierce the upper part in three or four places with a toothpick.
- Put the dish in a special form and put in the oven, preheated to 180 degrees for two hours.
- Remove the finished duck from the sleeve and serve hot on the table.
Duck with apples and prunes
- Wash the duck, dry with paper napkins and rub on all sides with herbs (for example, tarragon) and salt.
- Cut the sour apples into four slices, cut the seeds and skin out of them. Stuff duck with prunes and apples. Seal the holes with a toothpick.
- You can choose the dishes that are most convenient for you, but the best choice would be a chicken, in which you can freely turn the bird.Pour some water into the pot (about 5 cm), put a duck in it and cover with a lid.
- Heat the oven to 220 degrees, put a dish in it for 40-45 minutes. Inside utyatnitsy water should boil, along with the juice and fat duck. Periodically turn the carcass and water it with its own juice.
- After half an hour, reduce the temperature to 170 degrees. Add 3 cloves of garlic and bake the duck for one more hour, continuing to turn every 15-20 minutes.
Duck with oranges and apples
- Prepare the carcass and rub the inside of it with salt. Stuff with Antonov apples without skin and core. Sew a hole.
- Take a baking sheet and grease it with vegetable oil. Put a duck on it and put it in the oven, preheated to 180 degrees. Water the bird occasionally with the fat and juice it secretes.
- While the duck is baked in the oven, proceed to the filling. Peel the oranges and cut 4-5 mm.
- Pull the apples out of the finished carcass, removing all the threads beforehand. Separate the fillet from the bones and cut, lay it on the frame. Place orange slices between each two fillets.
- Put the duck on a metal dish and garnish it with the same apples.Put the dish with apples and oranges in the oven for another 10 minutes. Serve the finished bird hot with lingonberry jam.
Knowing how to cook a duck with apples and other ingredients, you can hit not only the husband, but also any guest who tasted the hot bird cooked with your hands. Bon Appetit!