Christmas goose

Christmas goose


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About this recipe: This is a simpler roast goose than my other recipe on the site, but equally delicious. My family loves either at Christmas.

cookingismylife County Clare, Ireland

Serves: 10 

  • 1 goose, 4 to 5 kg
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 apple, peeled and quartered
  • 1 orange, peeled and quartered
  • 1 lemon, peeled and quartered
  • 250ml hot water

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:2hr  ›  Extra time:20min  ›  Ready in:2hr25min 

  1. Sprinkle the goose cavity with salt and pepper. Place the apple, orange and lemon in the cavity. Place goose breast side up on a rack in a large roasting tin. Prick skin well with a fork. Pour water into tin.
  2. Roast the goose uncovered at 180 C / Gas 4 for 2 to 3 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 85 degrees C. To let the juices redistribute, cover goose with foil and let stand for 20 minutes before carving.

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