Prior to roasting, a mixture of Scotch,gingerroot, garlic, aromatic spices and herbs, soy sauce, honeyand brown sugar is brushed onto to the ducks every 30 minutesfor 2 1/2 hours. The birds are stuffed with a simple onion, parsleyand bread stuffing and then roasted in a pool of beer.
Recipe: Mahogany Duck
2 (3 to 5-pound) ducks 1/4 cup Scotch 3 tablespoons grated gingerroot 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic cloves, crushed 2 tablespoons grated orange peel 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon peppercorns, crushed 3/4 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar 2 slices of white bread, diced 1 green onion, chopped 1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley 3 cups beer 2 teaspoons arrowroot powder 3 tablespoons cold water 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper
Rinse ducks, pat dry, and remove excessfat. Arrange ducks, breast side up, several inches apart on arack set over a large roasting pan.
In a bowl, combine Scotch, grated gingerroot,crushed garlic clove, grated orange peel, coriander, crushedpeppercorns, soy sauce, honey, and brown sugar; mix well. Brushover the ducks every 30 minutes, for 2 1/2 hours.
Combine diced slices of white bread, choppedgreen onion, and parsley. Moisten the bread mixture with theremaining marinade. Spoon stuffing into the ducks.
Place ducks in a roasting pan and pourin beer. Roast the ducks on the rack in a preheated 350°F(175°C) oven for 30 minutes. Tent with aluminum foil androast for 30 minutes more. Discard the aluminum foil and roastfor another 30 minutes, or until a meat thermometer registers180°F (85°C).
Remove the stuffing and reserve the panjuices. Strain, skim the fat, and in a saucepan, bring the stockto a boil, simmering for 15 minutes. Stir in arrowroot powderdissolved in cold water. Cook over medium heat, being carefulnot to boil, until thick. Add salt and pepper. Serve with theduck.
Makes 4 servings.
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