Duck a l'amata

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 Wild ducks (average 2 pounds each) (up to)
1 cup Water
½ cup Vinegar
4 tablespoons Curry powder
3 teaspoons Garlic powder
2 teaspoons Tumeric
1½ teaspoon Tabasco
1 Apple
1 cup Honey
½ cup Orange juice
½ cup Lemon juice
3 tablespoons Curry powder


Soak ducks in cold water with ½ cup vinegar for 2 or 3 hours. Remove and pat dry with a towel. Rub the ducks inside and out with the next 4 ingredients. Slice apple in small pieces and place in cavity of ducks.

Place in roasting pan with approximately ½ to 1 cup water and cover with foil. Bake at 350ø until tender (about 1 to 1-½ hours). To make basting sauce, combine honey, orange juice, lemon juice and curry powder. Remove foil, carve ducks and cover with basting sauce. Return to oven and bake, uncovered, until glaze thickens (about 1 hour). Serve on a bed of white rice and garnish with chutney. Yield: 4 to 6 servings.


From <Traditions:ATasteoftheGoodLife>, by the Little Rock (AR) Junior League. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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