Sticky-sweet duck with crisp greens

Sticky-sweet duck with crisp greens

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  • 4
  • Easy
  • Fat conscious
  • 15 minutes
  • 1½ to 2 hours
  • Glen Carlou Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
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  • 1 whole free-range duck, giblets removed
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 3 x 125 g punnets blueberries
  • 3 T honey
  • 1 cup port
  • 1 vanilla pod, split
  • Green beans, blanched, for serving

Cooking Instructions

Preheat the oven to 150°C.
Place the duck onto a baking tray and rub with olive oil, then top with blueberries, drizzle with honey and port, and add the vanilla pod.
Roast for 1½ to 2 hours, basting occasionally, or until sticky and golden. Remove from the oven and leave to rest briefly, then portion and serve on a bed of crisp green beans on a large platter.

Per serving: 2957.2 kJ, 58.9 g protein, 35.7 g fat, 28.6 g carbs

TASTE’s take:
Simply delicious, this slow-roasted duck has a lip-smacking blueberry glaze and the succulent flesh is blushed a deep pink colour.

Abigail Donnelly Recipe by: Abigail Donnelly
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