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Roast Duck

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • 1 small young duck
  • 2 c. apples, quartered
  • 1 slice onion
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1/3 tsp. pepper
  • 1 c. orange juice


Fill cavity with peeled, quartered apples. Close with skewers. Tie legs and wings close to body. Rub with onion slice, salt and pepper. Roast, back side up, uncovered, at 325 degrees 1 to 1½ hours. Baste every 10 minutes with orange juice. Large ducks such as mallards will serve two. Small ducks such as teal serve one adult.

Makes 1 serving.

Per serving : 366 calories, 4.5 grams (g) fat and 66.5 g carbohydrate

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