Duck, baked in the oven with apples, -a wonderful dish for a festive table. The meat of this bird is superior to chicken by its flavor properties. But despite this, prepare a duck much less often. It is best to bake a whole carcass in the oven. So the dish will look more attractive. In addition to cooking in the oven, the duck can be put out in the catcher or the catcher. This bird is traditionally stuffed with various fillings. In addition to apples, you can use oranges, cabbage, prunes. If you stuff a carcass with cereals, you will get the main dish and garnish at the same time. Choose a recipe to your liking, but for now, let's talk about how to cook a duck with apples.
Preparation of products
Before you start baking the duck, you need bothshould prepare the meat. The carcass should be washed, dried, completely removed from the feathers. Since there are glands in the duck goose that create not very pleasant smells, which are enhanced by heat treatment, it is recommended to cut it out. It is best to cut off the tail. Duck meat has a rather specific taste, so before baking it must be marinated. For this you can use wine, vinegar, spices, spices, lemon. Marinating will make duck meat tender and fragrant.
Recipe for baked duck with apples
Oven sometimes makes the meat dry. To avoid this, prepare the duck in the sleeve. Due to baking in its own juice, the meat will be tender and juicy. In addition, using the sleeve for baking will keep the oven clean. For the recipe "Duck baked in the oven with apples" you will need the following ingredients:
For preparation of marinade:
Technology of preparation
Duck, baked in the oven with apples, is a very tasty dish. Start cooking it should be from marinating.
Prepare the marinade. To do this, mix lemon juice with chopped ginger (garlic). In the sauce put the vegetable oil and balsamic vinegar. Cut the carcass and grease it with salt and pepper. Do not forget about the inside. Now put the duck in the marinade and knead it properly.
Green apples cut into halves orquarters, depending on the size. Cut out the core. Fruit the carcass of the bird. It will be best if you sew a hole with threads or fasten with toothpicks.
Pack the duck in a sleeve and put it in the oven. Set the temperature regime - about 190-200 degrees - and time - 1.5 hours. If you weigh more than 2 kg of carcass, then increase the time for another half an hour.
20 minutes before the end of baking, rip the sleeve. The duck should blush, after which it can be extracted from the stove. When serving a dish, pour it over with the formed juice.
Duck, baked in the oven with apples, served withany side dish. You can make mashed potatoes. Cut the finished dish into portions. A little tip: it is recommended to use apples of hard-acid varieties for stuffing. It is worth noting that, in addition to the apple filling, you can bake a duck with oranges. The dish will turn out delicious and refined.