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How to cook a duck with apples?

How to cook a duck with apples?

If to judge only by the name, then the duck withApples is a simple plain dish, which is done for one or two. No, in fact, there is a special baking technology, not adhering to which, you can easily spoil the meat. Incorrectly chosen temperature, weak marinovka and other moments that can affect the taste for the worse. Therefore, let's not have any initiative, but let's start with the ingredients that we need.

  • Duck carcass - 2-2.5 kg
  • Apples (preferably green varieties) - 5-7 pieces.
  • Garlic - 3-4 cloves
  • White dry wine - 200 ml
  • Butter - 50 g
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation:

  1. First of all, we begin the preparation of the bird. For this, carefully wash it under water, remove the remaining feathers. It is very important to cut off the duck goose (tail), since it gives the dish a specific unpleasant taste.
  2. Prepared carcass must be marinated in wine. Before pouring it with wine marinade, thoroughly rub it with salt and pepper.
  3. While the duck is pickled, let's do the apples. As already mentioned for this recipe, green apple varieties that have a slight sourish taste are best suited. In our case, it is not necessary to cut them. All that is required is to cut their core with bones. If desired, apples can also be marinated in wine, this will give a special piquant taste.
  4. While the main ingredients are marinated, we needGrease a high-temperature dish with a small piece of butter. It is not necessary to smear it plentifully, since during the cooking the duck will allocate its fatty juice.
  5. We put the whole duck and apples in a bowl and place it in a preheated oven to 250 degrees.
  6. Bake this dish for a little more than an hour(About 70 minutes). In the end, we squeeze garlic on the prepared duck and spread it evenly. Everything, put on a nice plate and served on the table.

Sour-mushroom sauce for baked duck

For perfection and variety of taste, we recommend preparing a simple but very tasty sauce for this dish. For this recipe, you need the following ingredients:

  • Champignons - 200 g
  • Sour cream (fat content up to 20%) - 300 g
  • Butter for roasting
  • Vinegar - 2 tbsp. L.
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation:

  1. We cut the mushrooms as small as possible, then we cast them on the frying pan heated with butter. Fry until the mushrooms are released all moisture.
  2. Cooked mushrooms are added to the sour cream, then carefully mix.
  3. Upon completion, pour a couple of tablespoons of vinegar, salt, pepper and stir again. Done!

Today you have learned one of the famous culinary masterpieces called "baked duck with apples". This dish is very nourishing and will easily feed a large family. Bon Appetit!

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