Duck with Fruited Rice

Raisins and dried apricots make this entrée perfect for months when fresh fruit isn't in season.

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Prep Time {16 min}

Cook Time {1.5 hr}

Serving Size {4 servings}

Ingredients


1 Maple Leaf Farms Whole Duck, defrosted and quartered


1 Tbsp. Cooking Oil


1 medium Onion, cut into 8 wedges


3 1/2 cups Water


1 1/2 tsp. Salt


1 cup Rice


1 cup Dried Apricot Halves


1 cup Golden Raisins


2 tsp. Sugar


1 tsp. Cinnamon


1/2 tsp. Poultry Seasoning


1/8 tsp. Pepper

Directions

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1. Take duck from bag and remove neck giblets. Rinse under cool water; drain and dry. Cut duck into quarters.


2. Brown quarters on both sides in hot oil. Add onion, 1 cup water and 1 1/2 tsp. salt. Cover; cook slowly at 325°F for 45 minutes, turning once.


3. Remove duck from pan. Skim off excess fat. Add rice, apricot halves, raisins, sugar, cinnamon, poultry seasoning, pepper and remaining salt; stir. If not much liquid remains, add up to 1/2 cup water.


4. Place duck quarters on rice. Cover; bring to a boil. Cook slowly until rice and duck are tender, about 30 minutes.





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Anonymous

very good

Anonymous

I'm gonna try this with a hen or fryer in a bag. should be very good.