Easy steps on how to prepare a roasted duck in your kitchen:

  • Step one remove all of the skin from the duck.
  • Cut up the duck into 8 pieces and reserve.
  • Put the skin in a pot on a very low flame to render the fat out of the skin.
  • You might want to buy some extra duck fat available in gourmet stores.
  • Next rub a salt and spice cure over the raw duck i.e salt, pepper, thyme, oregano, mustard seeds.
  • Cover the duck pieces in plastic and let them sit in the refrigerator overnight.
  • When the fat is rendered out of the skin. Strain the liquid and let cool.
  • Save the skin to make duck crackling after you are done.
  • The next morning wash off the duck pieces and dry them thoroughly.
  • Put the pieces in a covered pot and submerge them with the duck fat.
  • Cook for 4 hours IN SLOW oven.
  • Take the duck pieces out and reserve the fat for crackling not part of confit.
  • Serve the duck pieces with red cabbage and apple potato purée or bean cassoulet for cold days.


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