Potato Stuffed Duck with Honey Glaze
by Updated April 2, 2017,
These ducks are stuffed with a potato and onion stuffing, and they're basted with a lemon and honey mixture as they roast.
Photo Credit: Diana Rattray
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
Total Time: 2 hour 5 minutes
- Heat the oven to 375 F.
- Rinse the ducks inside and out with hot tap water; pat dry.
- In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the butter with the olive oil; saute the onions and celery for about 5 minutes, then add the diced potatoes, the thyme, and a little salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.
- Turn the potatoes occasionally and when they are lightly brown, add the parsley. Spoon the stuffing mixture into the 2 duck cavities.
- Place the ducks on a rack in a shallow roasting pan and put in preheated oven for 1 1/2 hours; remove all fat and discard.
- Mix the lemon juice with the honey; baste the ducks several times with the lemon-honey glaze as you roast them an additional 20 minutes.
- The ducks should be golden brown and the drumsticks will turn easily in their sockets when the done.
Serves 4 to 6
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