So Valentines day is around the corner you want to save your coins or try something a little different with your loved one(s) this year. I have teamed up with the lovely guys at Gressingham Duck to bring you this valentines day special recipe that will definitely impress your significant other, friends or family.
This recipe is versatile and goes great with chicken or even a cheeky bit of lamb. Yum!
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 50 mins
1 Whole Gressingham Duck
1 tsp Garlic Granules
1 tbsp Seasoning All
1 tsp Mixed Spice
1 tsp Chilli Flakes
1/4 tsp Nutmeg
1/2 Dried Basil
1/2 Dried Parsley
2 tbsp Date Syrup
2 tbsp Honey
1 tsp Soy Sauce
1 Small Pack Blackberries
1 1/2 tbsp Date Syrup
Pinch of Cinnamon
1 tsp Corn Flour
Pre-heat oven to 150°
Start by cleaning your duck by plucking away any odd stray hairs.
Rub down with lemon whilst in a bowl and add a few drops of vinegar.
Add water and leave to rest for 5 mins.
For your seasoning, add all the dry ingredients together in a bowl. Then
add your date syrup and honey. Mix together well till you get a nice
Head back to your duck and rinse away the vinegar and lemon.
Place duck into a large roasting dish and with knife poke holes
into the flesh of the duck so the seasoning can get right inside.
Finally with a pastry brush marinate your duck with your seasoning mix.
Once your duck is fully marinated, carefully place into the oven and
roast for 50 mins. 25 mins on each side.
For your Blackberry Sauce, in a small saucepan add all the berries
or as many as you want to make. If you have some left over you can try
your hand at my Blackberry Mocktail Recipe.
Add a few drops of water just enough to break drown the berries, you
don't want it it to be watery. Then add the syrup to sweeten and gently
mash the berries down.
Bring the sauce to a boil and in a small cup add the corn flour and 2 tbsp
of cold water. Add to your berries and stir until sauce thickens. Your sauce
is now ready to serve with your delicious and succulent duck.
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