How to prepare a Christmas duck

How to prepare a Christmas duck

Christmas and New year are such holidays when at a table all family gathers. Also there is a wish to surprise and please relatives with something unusual and tasty. The stuffed duck or a goose is just the fact that it is necessary. The advantage of this recipe is that at meal time not to have to help itself hands to remove stones.

It is required to you

  • duck on 2-2.5kg;
    • 2 chicken quarters;
    • 2 cups of buckwheat;
    • 2 bulbs;
    • desi;
    • 300 g of mushrooms;
    • salt;
    • pepper;
    • vegetable oil;
    • 4 apples;
    • honey;
    • 4-5 walnuts;
    • mayonnaise;
    • lemon;


1. Wash buckwheat. Put in a pan. Fill in with 2 glasses of water and put on fire. When water begins to boil, salt. A cover don't close. Slightly lower fire and prepare until all water boils away. For now take care of a duck.

2. If a carcass not an oshchipana, then defeather. Attentively examine a duck that there is no "stump" left and down anywhere. Wash a carcass and dry a tissue.

3. Draw a carcass and cut off a neck and pads to a shin. Accurately, helping itself a knife, husk with ducks a stocking. Make an incision bone joints so that they separated from a skeleton. As a result you will have thin skin with legs, wings and a tail – on the one hand, with another – all other carcass and fat.

4. Separate meat from bones and small chop it. Too most make with chicken ham. Cut duck giblets and fat. Mix all meat.

5. Lay duck and chicken stones, pads, the head and a neck in a pan, fill in with 2 liters of water, salt and you cook about half an hour.

6. Clean and small cut onions. In a frying pan kindle a desi and fry on it onions till golden color. Wash mushrooms, cut and put in a frying pan to the fried onions. In a couple of minutes add all meat there and fry until ready. Salt and pepper to taste.

7. Mix the turned-out forcemeat with buckwheat. Densely fill with this mix a duck skin. Sew up with severe threads a neck and a stomach. Give to a carcass the correct extended form. Inwrap a duck in a gauze and tie up a cord.

8. Lay a duck in a big pan. Fill in it with broth from under stones (item 5) so that water covered a carcass on 2 fingers. If there isn't enough broth, then add boiled water to the necessary level. After boiling you cook a duck of 30-40 minutes.

9. On the baking tray oiled vegetable largely crumble 4 sour apples. Get a carcass, remove a gauze. Grease with honey a duck and lay her over apples on a baking tray. Fry a carcass in an oven at 200C before formation of a golden crust (about 30 minutes).

10. Get a duck, lay her on a festive dish, accurately remove threads. Draw with mayonnaise a network on a carcass. Decorate with baked apples, lemon segments, halves of walnuts and greens. Give hot.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team