Roast Duck with Orange Glaze

Prep Time:10min.   Cooking Time:2hrs    Serves:4-6


You Will Need:

  • Whole Duck ( About 2kgs)
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Olive Oil
  • Paprika

For The Glaze

  • Juice of 2 Oranges
  • 1 Tbsp Honey
  • 2 Tbsp Sweet Orange Marmalade
  • 1 tsp grated Ginger
  • 3 Cloves Garlic, grated
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp Butter


  • Rinse Duck and Dry thoroughly, tie the legs together with a string.
  • In a roasting pan, season duck with Olive Oil , Paprika, Salt & Pepper and cover with aluminium foil
  • Roast in a pre heated oven at 200 degrees Celsius for 1h30min
  • Remove Duck from oven and let it rest for 10min, score it in a diamond shape pattern
  • Using a brush, apply the Orange Glaze/ Sauce all over the Duck making sure it’s well coated and put it back in the oven, uncovered for a further 20-30min until the skin is nice and crispy.
  • Serve with root vegetables and a garden salad.

Orange Glaze:

  • In a saucepan bring all the Orange glaze ingredients to boil, whisking the mixture until the marmalade is dissolved
  • And then reduce heat, let is simmer until the sauce is thick and syrupy
  • Brush over the Duck and use some as a sauce when serving
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