Rinse duck under cold water and pat dry.Remove any large lumps of fat from skin.Rub inside cavity and skin of duck with lemon and season cavity and skin with salt and pepper.Truss bird,place on rack and set in shallow roasting pan.Roast at,350 deg.for 30 minutes.Then pierce skin all over with fork to release fat. Continue roasting until duck is completely cooked,1 1/2 to 2 hours.About once every hour,remove all but 1 cup of fat from pan,some remaining fat will keep pan from scorching.Increase oven temperature to 500 deg.for the last 15 minutes of roasting to crisp skin.. Remove duck from oven and set on warm plate.Pour off and discard fat.Place roasting pan on top of stove.Add port and heat over low heat, scrapping up any browned bits.Add butter and heat until melted.Add flour, stirring until smooth. Add chicken broth and whisk constantly until smooth and thickened,2 to 3 minutes.Stir in orange juice and 2 tbs.brown sugar and mix well.Add cran- berries and cook over high heat until cranberries pop,2 to 3 minutes.Add cayenne and more salt and pepper to taste.If mixture is too tart,add re- maining brown sugar... To serve, cut duck in half lengthwise,using poultry shears,and place on two serving dishes.Pour half of sauce over each serving.Serve immediately. Makes two servings....
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (1189g)|
|Recipe Makes: 2|
|Calories from Fat: 3280 (83%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 364.4g||486 %|
|Saturated Fat 125.8g||629 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 170.5g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 46g|
|Cholesterol 711.5mg||219 %|
|Sodium 1200.1mg||41 %|
|Potassium 2109.8mg||56 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 49.5g||15 %|
|Dietary Fiber 3g||12 %|
|Sugars, other 46.5g|
|Protein 105.2g||150 %|
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Calories per serving: 3955
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