Free-Range Duck

Free-Range Duck

£16.50 per kilo

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Description

Elevate your Christmas feast with the exquisite taste of Free-Range Duck, a culinary masterpiece that adds a touch of luxury to your holiday celebration. Our Christmas Free-Range Ducks are the embodiment of flavor, sourced from responsible farms that prioritize animal welfare and sustainable practices. These ducks enjoy a natural diet, ample space, and a stress-free environment, resulting in exceptionally tender and succulent meat. With their rich, deep flavor, Free-Range Ducks are the perfect choice for those who seek a festive meal that tantalizes the taste buds and supports ethical farming. Bring an air of sophistication to your Christmas table with our Free-Range Duck, and create cherished memories with loved ones, one delicious bite at a time.

Recipe: Orange and Rosemary-Glazed Christmas Free-Range Duck

Ingredients:

For the Duck:

  • 1 Christmas Free-Range Duck (size to suit your gathering)
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 2 oranges, zested and juiced
  • 3-4 sprigs of fresh rosemary

The Glaze:

  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
Instructions:

For the Duck:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Rinse the duck inside and out and pat it dry with paper towels.
  3. Season the duck inside and out with salt and black pepper.
  4. Zest the oranges and set aside for the glaze. Place the zested orange halves and rosemary sprigs inside the duck cavity.
  5. Truss the duck with kitchen twine to help it keep its shape during roasting.

The Glaze:

  1. In a saucepan, combine the orange marmalade, honey, balsamic vinegar, and minced garlic. Heat over medium heat, stirring until the mixture is well combined and slightly reduced.
  2. Season the glaze with salt and black pepper to taste.

Assembly:

  1. Place the seasoned duck on a rack in a roasting pan.
  2. Brush the duck with the prepared orange and rosemary glaze, covering it generously.
  3. Roast the duck in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes per pound, basting it with the glaze every 20 minutes.
  4. The duck is ready when the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C) in the thickest part of the thigh.
  5. Allow the duck to rest for 15-20 minutes before carving.

Serve the Orange and Rosemary-Glazed Christmas Free-Range Duck as the centerpiece of your holiday table. The flavorful glaze complements the duck’s succulent meat, creating a dish that embodies the spirit of Christmas. By choosing Free-Range Duck, you not only savor a culinary masterpiece but also support farms committed to ethical and sustainable practices. Make this holiday season special with a Christmas Free-Range Duck that combines culinary excellence with responsible dining.

Additional information

Weight Ranges

3kg – 3.5kg (6.6lb – 7.7lb), 3.5kg – 4kg (7.7lb – 9lb)