All Natural Whole Duck

All Natural Whole Duck

Description

Our All Natural Whole Duck is the perfect option to embrace your culinary creativity with. Cook whole, cut up for breast & legs, or even roast the carcass for duck stock. It's one of our easiest products to get creative in the kitchen with or to make a stellar holiday meal with.

  • Weight: 4.5 - 7.5 lbs
  • Available: fresh or frozen
  • Shelf life: 14 days refrigeration / 2 years frozen
  • Includes giblets and a neck stuffed inside
  • USDA Grade A
  • No artificial ingredients, minimally processed (no marination)
  • Gluten free
  • No hormones added
  • No antibiotics administered for growth promotion
Our All Natural Whole Duck is raised & cared for in a free to roam environment on small family duck farms throughout Northern Indiana. Maple Leaf Farms prioritizes our duck well-being with our Trident Stewardship program.

Ingredients:
Duck - no marination added

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 2-3 hours
Ready Time: 2-3 hours

Cooking Instructions

  • 1

    If frozen, thaw out in refrigerator.

  • 2

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  • 3

    Remove from bag. Remove neck and giblets from body cavity.

  • 4

    Dab duck with paper towels.

  • 5

    Season to taste.

  • 6

    Roast uncovered, breast side up, on rack in roasting pan 30 minutes per pound or until internal temperature reaches 180 degrees F (82 degrees C), measured at the thigh joint.

  • 7

    The legs move freely and juices run clear when duck is done.

  • 8

    Let rest for 10 minutes before carving.

How to Cut Up a Whole Duck