Rating: 4.5 stars
348 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 252
  • 4 star values: 67
  • 3 star values: 18
  • 2 star values: 8
  • 1 star values: 3

I made this last year out of the blue, and my whole family enjoyed it. We had never had duck before, and it was a nice exchange for the traditional turkey. We served it with all the usual side dishes.

Recipe Summary

cook:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 10 mins
prep:
10 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

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  • Rub salt, pepper, and paprika into the skin of the duck. Place in a roasting pan.

  • Roast duck in preheated oven for 1 hour. Spoon 1/4 cup melted butter over bird, and continue cooking for 45 more minutes. Spoon remaining 1/4 cup melted butter over duck, and cook for 15 more minutes, or until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

625 calories; protein 51.8g; carbohydrates 1g; fat 45.1g; cholesterol 280mg; sodium 1538.1mg. Full Nutrition
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