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Roast duck recipes

21 Recipes

Make the most of this versatile bird with our best roast duck recipes. Try it Peking style, with classic hoisin sauce, slow roasted, glazed and more.

Confit of duck


(28 ratings)

A classic, hugely popular recipe from France - one you can make time and time again and it just gets better
  • 2 hours and 50 mins
  • More effort

Crispy duck & baked apples


(26 ratings)

This rich, fruity recipe has just two ingredients - don't be put off by the cooking time, it's mostly walk-away time
  • 4 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy

Honey-roasted duck with creamed cauliflower


(4 ratings)

If you're making Christmas lunch or dinner for a small group of people, Curtis Stone's duck is just right – it's full of flavour and so much easier to cook than a big bird
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Marmalade glazed roast duck


(7 ratings)

Try roast duck as an easy alternative to the usual turkey dinner on Christmas Day. A sticky Seville orange and marmalade glaze makes it even more festive
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Chinese roast duck


(5 ratings)

John Torode's whole crispy duck with oriental marinade makes for an impressive and alternative Christmas centrepiece
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • More effort

Honey-roast confit of duck


(3 ratings)

This hearty French classic combines meltingly tender meat with crispy skin, and can be made well in advance - perfect for dinner parties
  • 2 hours and 45 mins
  • More effort

Peking duck


(5 ratings)

A classic recipe for honeyed Peking duck, serve with Chinese pancakes, spring onions and hoisin sauce for a mouthwatering main course
  • 2 hours and 10 mins
  • More effort

Roast duck & griddled plum salad


(3 ratings)

This slow-cooked duck salad makes a great centrepiece for entertaining – dinner party guests will love the range of textures and flavours...
  • More effort

Roast spiced duck with plums


(8 ratings)

If you're looking for an alternative Sunday roast, try this roast spiced duck served with plums. It's the perfect balance of savoury, sweet and sour...
  • 3 hours
  • More effort
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