Food, Cooking, Picnic, TailgateBackyard Recipes and more...

Looking for authentic Pennsylvania Dutch cooking recipes?  Alan's Kitchen has a large collection of authentic Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking Recipes, that you and your family will love.
Custom Search

Penn Dutch Idioms and Expressions | Grocery Shopping Tips | Alan's Picnic Guides | Penn. Dutch Menu Ideas

Home >> Penn. Dutch Recipes >> Poultry & Stuffing Recipes

 Menu Ideas & Planning
Menu Ideas & Planning

1,000s of great recipes and menu ideas

 
 

Roast Duck

Original Old Pennsylvania Dutch recipe.

A favorite Pennsylvania German stuffing for roast duck is made of sauerkraut with a little onion mixed in and brown sugar added. It is packed loosely into the bird.

IngredientsPennsylvania Dutch Cooking from AlansKitchen.com

  • Duck
  • Salt
  • Dressing
  • Apple
  • Flour

Directions

Preheat oven 325 F.

  1. Wash and singe the duck.  Sprinkle the cavity with salt and stuff. 

  2. Rub skin lightly with salt, dredge with a little flour.  Truss.  Place in roasting pan, pricking the skin so that fat will drain off. 

  3. Roast uncovered in oven for 15 minutes, breast side down.  Turn on its side, prick and baste. 

  4. Place an apple in roasting pan to absorb fat.  Roast, turning and basting for 2 to 2-hours and 30 minutes for a 5-pound duck.

  5. For final browning, turn with breastbone up, increasing heat to 350 F.  The duck can be basted with drippings, stock, or orange juice. 

  6. When roasted, throw away the apple, remove duck to hot platter, and place in warming oven. Make gravy by browning a little flour in the drippings and adding stock or cold water. 

  7. If orange juice has not been used for basting, grate a little orange skin over the duck.  Instead of the usual poultry stuffing, duck may be stuffed with apples, celery, or prunes. 

  8. When making the gravy be sure to skim off excess fat.  Serve with currant jelly.

More Pie Recipes

Recipes
Appetizer
BarBQ-Grilling
Beverages
Bread
Breakfast
Casserole
Cheese
Chili Bowl
Cowboy
Desserts
Eggs
Lunch
Main Dish
Pasta
Penn Dutch
Pot Pies
Salads
Salsa
Sandwich
Slow Cooker
Soups-Stews
Veggies-Side Dish
 




Powered by ... All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License.
Email | AlansKitchen Privacy Policy | Thank you

Contact Us | About Us | Site Map