- 2 1/2 kilos duck
- 400 g chicken wings
- 3 tablespoon(s) olive oil
- 1 onion
- 100 g granulated sugar
- 50 g vinegar, of red wine
- 500 g orange juice
- 1 chicken bouillon cube
- 1 orange, cut into round slices, for serving
- 2-3 sprig(s) thyme, for serving
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- Preheat oven to 160* C (320* F) Fan.
- Place the duck in a baking pan fitted with a wire rack. Turn the wings under its body so that they don’t burn while roasting.
- Season with salt and pepper and roast for 2 hours and 30 minutes.
- At the same time, prepare the chicken wings also. Season with salt and pepper; drizzle with olive oil and place on a separate baking pan fitted with a wire rack.
- Roast for 1 ½ - 2 hours, until golden.
- When ready, remove the chicken wings from the oven and transfer to a pot over medium heat. Add the remaining olive oil.
- Slice the onion and add it to the pot along with the sugar.
- Mix until the onion turns golden and caramelizes nicely.
- Add the vinegar and scrape the bottom of the pot with a wooden spoon to dislodge any little pieces stuck there (there is a lot of flavor in these little pieces).
- Add the orange juice and bouillon cube.
- Mix and allow the liquid to reduce to about 2/3 and until the sauce begins to thicken.
- Pass the sauce through a strainer and into a bowl and remove the chicken wings. Season with salt and pepper.
- Serve the duck with orange sauce, orange slices and thyme.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.
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