Find succulent recipes for whole roast duck, crispy duck, duck legs and duck breasts - perfect for a stylish dinner party or romantic meal for two.
Duck legs make a richly flavoured, hearty goulash soup – the meat is delicious spooned up with the chunks of carrot, celeriac and mushroom, and a spoonful of soured cream gives a creamy finish. For a complete meal in a bowl, add some potato dumplings flavoured with onion and garlic.
Duck is notoriously fatty, but this method of cooking cuts down drastically on the amount of fat you eat with the meat. For a deliciously healthy meal start with a refreshing salad, then follow with the duck served with spicy or plain rice or noodles and stir-fried mixed vegetables with bean sprouts for extra colour and crunch.
Kumquats are a small citrus fruit, like an orange, but the whole fruit is edible, adding a great tangy flavour to this easy stir-fry dish. Kumquats are believed to symbolise good fortune in the Far East.
Dark wild rice fragrant with orange zest and balsamic vinegar makes a great partner for chargrilled duck. Try serving with Lemon-braised Spinach with Mushrooms and Croutons or Sauté of Spring Vegetables with Herbs (can be found on website).
One of the courtly dishes of the Mughals, do-piaza combines onions and tomatoes with Eastern spices as a foil for rich duck. Try serving with plain boiled long-grain rice or Chilli Chapattis (on website).
The contrast of sweet citrus, spicy chilli, earthy grains, tangy basil and tender duck is marvellous. This seems like an ambitious, unusual dish but, if you buy the ingredients in advance, it comes together quickly. It's worth the effort!
Although duck is relatively high in fat, this recipe cooks out the excess from the skin, while the meat is kept moist and tender.
A traditional French cassoulet would take several hours to cook, but you can make this shortcut version using canned beans and succulent, quick-browned duck breasts, then leave it to bubble on the hob. Serve with crusty garlic bread and steamed Savoy cabbage.
This recipe started as 'Taunton chicken' (chicken in a cider and cream sauce), but over the years, the addition of onions, brambles (blackberries), and the haggis stuffing has transformed it into an original and tasty dish! For those who might find it too rich in cholesterol, it's ALMOST as good if you substitute olive oil for the butter, and Greek yoghurt for the double cream!
I usually serve this delicious crispy duck breast with vegetable and noodles stir fry or with rice pancakes and plum sauce.
A simple way to prepare duck breasts. Serve with wild rice and fresh bread for a special meal.
This is an old-fashioned cassoulet recipe. It's a rich and hearty, slow cooked dish with duck, sausages and beans. For the traditional touch, sprinkle breadcrumbs on top and finish the dish in the oven.
This is a classic French recipe, which creates the most tender duck legs. They are slowly baked for 6 hours, then allowed to cure for up to 2 months. It makes a wonderful gift for family and friends.
This is a simple dish, which takes advantage of the well-known marriage of flavours between duck and oranges. It's simple, yet delightful for a quick, weeknight supper. Serve with rice, jacket or mashed potatoes.
This is a simple roast duck recipe that's easy for anyone to make. It results in a flavourful, perfectly moist roast duck. Wonderful for special occasions.
A whole duck is roasted with a herb and sherry rub, creating a delicious roast duck. It's perfect for celebrations or Sunday lunch, served with roasted potatoes and vegetables.
Any game fowl can be used for this easy but unique recipe.
Now you can make Hong Kong style BBQ duck at home with this easy to follow recipe. This takes a long time to make but once you have made it a couple of times it gets easy. Instead of the S hook, I found a wonderful chicken roasting stand to use and it does just as good a job.
A wonderful change to the classic chilli con carne. Minced duck is simmered with beans, sweetcorn and peppers in a well-seasoned tomato sauce. Enjoy with rice, corn bread or over jacket potatoes.
The secret to this succulent roast duck is the oven bags. Wild ducks are stuffed with fruit and onion, then slowly cooked in an oven bag with seasonings. Enjoy as an alternative roast for Sunday lunch or Christmas dinner.