Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 1 ¾ hrs + standing 1 ½
- 1 domestic duck (4 to 5 pounds)
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 2 teaspoons water
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- Preheat oven to 325°. Pierce duck skin all over with a fork. Mix remaining ingredients; rub over outside of duck. Place duck on rack in a shallow roasting pan; add 1 inch of water.
- Roast duck, uncovered, until a thermometer inserted in thigh reads 180°, 1-1/2 to 2 hours. Remove from oven; let stand 15 minutes before carving. If desired, skim fat and thicken pan drippings for gravy. Serve with duck.
Posted by Coba Grills and we thank Taste of Home for this delicious recipe and the recipe link https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/grandma-s-roasted-duck/