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Duck Cooked in Orange - 'Anitra à la Caterina de' Medici'

An Ancient Italian recipe with modern and juicy taste!

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A truly ancient Italian meat-based recipe, where would we be without duck and citrusy notes like oranges and lemons? While not an entrée for every day, it's an excellent way to celebrate those special moments with your loved ones. Vibrant, zesty orange hugs the duck's rich flavors and ensures a full flavor profile that improves with resting time.

A beautiful second course that works perfectly with a light veggie side (think fresh arugula salad, or steamed green beans), you'll want to put this must Italian recipe into your archive for a special dining experience. They say that Caterina de' Medici is the author of this mouth-watering morsel, dating back to when at the ripe age of 14 years old, Caterina went to France to marry the future King of France and brought her chefs, culinary traditions, and forks with her from Italy. Follow in her footsteps and prepare this saucy delight for your friends and family - it's gonna be a hit!

Ingredients

for 4 servings

Duck Cooked in Orange Ingredients

  • Duck Meat 600 grams (If available, keep duck liver)
  • Bay leaf as needed
  • Sage (Leaves) as needed
  • Rosemary (Branch) as needed
  • Salt as needed
  • Black Pepper as needed
  • Butter as needed
  • Onion 1 cup
  • Orange juice 1 cup
  • Vegetable Broth 2 cup

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Preparation

for 4 servings

Step

1

Of 3

Prepare the Duck

Clean a young duck and separate the liver. Fill the duck with rosemary, sage and laurel leaves, and then tie the duck's body to preserve its shape while it is cooking. Season with salt and pepper

Step

2

Of 3

Cook the Duck

In a large saucepan add a knob of butter, chopped onion and fry slowly.

Add the liver (if available) to the saucepan and grind while it is cooking.Then add the duck to the saucepan and leave it cooking until the sauce is absorbed, add the fresh orange juice and leave it cooking for 20 minutes.

Then add two cups of stock .

The duck has to cook on a medium heat for about two hours. When the meat has become soft, sieve the sauce and re-fill the duck with the leaves.

Step

3

Of 3

Complete the dish and serve

Add two oranges, cut into slices, and leave them cooking with the duck for five minutes, just enough time for it to acquire the flavor.

Put the duck on a tray and cover it with orange slices.

Finally, dress it with the remaining sauce.

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John Tuesday 8th of December 2020

What an experience!

Who knew such an ancient recipe would give my whole family so much joy!|

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