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The delicious flavor combination of duck and orange are brought together in this dish. Duck legs are cooked until meltingly tender in a zesty orange sauce. Enjoy with freshly cooked rice.

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prep:
15 mins
cook:
1 hr 3 mins
total:
1 hr 18 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
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Directions

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  • Season duck legs with salt and pepper.

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  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add duck legs; cook until skin starts to brown, about 4 minutes per side. Transfer to a large plate.

  • Heat remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil in the same skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in cornstarch until dissolved. Return duck legs to the skillet. Pour in orange juice and water. Simmer, covered, until duck legs are very tender, about 40 minutes.

  • Uncover skillet and simmer until sauce thickens, about 10 minutes. Pour sauce into a bowl and stir in zest of 1 orange.

  • Place duck legs on serving plates. Spoon sauce on top. Garnish with remaining orange zest.

Nutrition Facts

117 calories; protein 9.7g; carbohydrates 5g; fat 6.4g; cholesterol 33.1mg; sodium 62mg. Full Nutrition
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