People are not particularly versed in the intricacies of cooking, consider that a dish like a duck with apples, can prepare only real cook. Meanwhile, the response to the question of how to cook a duck with apples in the oven is simple: buy a quality starting material, that is a duck with apples, and understand the logic of the process of preparation. With our help, it would be easy to do.
Currently, in supermarkets and on the market offer different breeds of duck: it's customary for us ordinary domestic duck, and so-called indoutka (or cantaloupe), as well as Beijing. As for the latter, apart from the fact that there is a famous Peking duck, served in the most prestigious restaurants, it is also a special breed. Now Peking ducks begin to actively breed in Russia.
If you do not like too fat bird, then stop your choice on indoutke. This breed is native to South America, where the wild duck nests in trees. Bird differs gentle low-fat meat, which can fry, braise and bake. But sufficient domestic duck fat. It became a kind of ancestor of prescription "duck with apples," as sweet and sour taste of apples neutralize fat content of this bird. But the recipes of the dishes, there are many. Here are just a few of them.
Duck with apples
For a start, we offer you a basic recipe, which is preparing for a duck - baked with apples, cabbage or potatoes. By the way, to make an additional side dish you will not have to, because of its role are the vegetables or fruit, which baked bird. This is good and this recipe - meat and side dishes are prepared at the same time.
Carcass duck - 1, 5-2 kilograms;
Apples - 1 kg;
Garlic - 4-5 cloves.
Spices to your taste;
This recipe requires the preliminary preparation of duck carcasses. So to begin to prepare the marinade and soak in it the bird a few hours. Bird processed, removing from it all hemp from feathers, opals and cutting off any excess fat. After that, my carcass and obsushivayut. For the marinade, pour into a bowl, dry spices, add the crushed garlic, salt, pepper and rub everything thoroughly. Then, pour the vegetable oil to obtain a liquid slurry. This mixture rub the bird, wrap it with cling film and leave for five hours.
My apples, cut into slices, removing seeds and membrane hard. Duck fat is cut into small pieces and spread them on the floor clean and dry utyatnitsu. Next, put a small layer of apples. Duck carcass stuffed with chopped apples and garlic and put in utyatnitsu. The hole in the carcass can not sew. Now all the remaining apples are spread between the duck and utyatnitsu walls and top of the carcass.
We put the bird in the oven, which is pre-heated to 200-230 degrees. To prepare the duck in the oven, we need two to three hours - it all depends on the size of the carcass. Readiness can be checked deep puncture at the junction of the legs to the body. If puncture of the clear juice comes out, the bird is ready. If the juice has a pinkish hue, or just muddy, then continue to roast duck.
Ready bird spread on a dish, and garnish serve apples that were inside the carcass. The rest of the apples can be discarded because they were very greasy.
If you like this recipe, and it is the traditional way of preparing this dish, but utyatnitsu you do not, you can instead use a large roasting pan or any deep ovenproof dish. Your duck with apples turn out not less tasty than usual utyatnitsu.
Duck baked with apples and oranges
This recipe is versatile, as with apples and oranges can be prepared and homemade and wild duck. In the first case the fruit is excellent neutralize fat bird, while the second will make softer the meat of wild ducks.
1 bird duck;
Salt, pepper and nutmeg;
1 teaspoon curry;
1 teaspoon cinnamon;
2 tablespoons honey;
5-6 cloves of garlic;
To prepare this dish you can use the marinade based on vegetable oil. But it can also be processed, washed and obsushennuyu carcass just rub a mixture of salt, garlic and spices and leave to soak for a few hours (preferably overnight). When the duck infusion, you can start stuffing. Please cut and duck fat drips on the hot pan and remove the cracklings. Further exempted from the core and cut into large cubes apples, oranges, peeled and cut into, too. After that the apples with oranges, fried in duck fat, add the honey, a few strips of orange peel, cinnamon and curry. Simmer five minutes and allowed to cool.
Duck carcass stuffed with sauteed fruit, opening or closing the bulb thread to sew up. Put the stuffed duck dish for baking, cover top with foil and put in a preheated 180 degree oven for half an hour. After that, remove the foil and grease with duck honey and continue to cook in the oven for another thirty or forty minutes, basting occasionally formed carcass juice.
After the oven has to duck "rest" twenty or thirty minutes. After this time, remove the bulb (take out the thread). Fruits, which stuffed with bird, remove, wipe through a sieve, boil over low heat and use as a sauce. As a seasoning for poultry may also submit chutney (spicy Indian condiment) of apple or cranberry jam. A garnish - fried in the pan apples and boiled rice.
Apples should be sourish taste, then be able to achieve the right balance of flavors through a combination of sour apples, sour-sweet orange and sweet honey.
Stuffed duck baked in a sleeve
Recipe poultry, baked in a sleeve, quite new for us. But anyone who has tried this method of preparation of this dish, in practice, was able to confirm its effectiveness. The oven leave no trace in the form of fatty splashes and streaks, and the meat turns out very tender and juicy. Usually we cook chicken sleeve, and that if you try to do the same, and a duck? By the way, if you have a wild duck, the preparation in the sleeve will keep the meat juicy.
Prepare the marinade. Processed duck carcass rub liberally with a mixture of salt, pepper, herbs, garlic and oil and leave to marinate for a few hours. Figure boil in salted water until ready incomplete (grains should remain slightly firm), rinsed and allowed to cool. Washed dried fruits (apricots, and prunes), chop, mix with cooked rice, raisins and lightly fry everything together in butter (you can use duck fat). At the end dressed with salt and pepper.
Get Stuffed duck meat, toothpicks hole shear (or thread to sew up close bulb). Apples are my exempt from rigid center and seeds and cut into quarters. We put the bird and cut the apples into the sleeve for baking and send in the oven, preheated to 200 degrees. Prepare a half hour. From duck ready take out the stuffing and put it on a dish. Baked bird cut into portions, which are put on a side dish, pour the juice precipitated. Our duck with apples ready!
Duck with apples, quince and prunes
What good is this recipe? The fact that for the preparation of the ducks do not need to make a marinade and held it for several hours a bird. Since duck with apples, we will prepare portioned slices, chop the carcass.
1 large quince;
200 grams of prunes;
1 glass of martini bianco;
2-3 cloves of garlic;
Salt, pepper, Provencal herbs.
To prepare this dish singeing poultry carcass, remove all stumps of feathers, washed it and obsushivayut. Then cut into portions and fry in a little duck fat. Apple and quince, I shall be exempt from hard core and cut into quarters. Onions cut into large semicircles and garlic petals. Prunes are washed and cut into halves. If the berries are small, then we leave them intact. Fold the pieces of meat in the appropriate bowl, add diced apples and quince, prunes, coarsely chopped onions and garlic. Pour the martini and season with salt, pepper and herbs.
Put the dish with a bird on a slow fire, bring to a boil and continue to simmer on low heat for about an hour. Then remove the cover and send in a preheated 200 degree oven for another thirty or forty minutes - the meat should redden. On a side dish can be boiled rice. Serve with poultry Ciabatta (Italian bread), baguette or toast.
Now you know that the question of how to prepare duck with apples, it is impossible to give a definite answer. Although the basic ingredients of this dish are unchanged (duck carcass and apples), the recipe can include other fruits and vegetables and dried fruits, as well as a side dish of potatoes or cereals. Note that you can duck and stuff with, and bake entirely with garnish and chop into pieces.
Also, weft apples can be cooked in the oven, on a hearth fire or even Multivarki. Recipes of dishes there are many variants. But you can come up with their own recipe - creativity in the culinary arts is always welcome. Cook with pleasure. Enjoy your appetite and success in the culinary field!