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How To Cook Duck

All you need to know about: How To Cook Duck.


• 2 tablespoons of olive oil
• 1 duck (3-4 pounds)
• Salt and pepper to taste
• 2 onions, chopped
• 2 carrots, chopped
• 2 stalks of celery, chopped
• 2 cloves of garlic, minced
• 1 cup of white wine
• 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar
• 2 tablespoons of fresh thyme leaves
• 2 bay leaves
• 2 cups of chicken stock


1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.

2. Heat the olive oil in a large oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat.

3. Season the duck with salt and pepper. Place the duck in the skillet skin side down and cook for 8-10 minutes, or until the skin is golden brown and crisp.

4. Flip the duck over and cook for an additional 8-10 minutes.

5. Remove the duck from the skillet and set aside.

6. Add the onions, carrots, celery, and garlic to the skillet and cook for 8-10 minutes, or until the vegetables are soft.

7. Add the white wine, balsamic vinegar, thyme leaves, and bay leaves to the skillet. Cook for 1-2 minutes.

8. Add the chicken stock to the skillet and bring to a boil.

9. Place the duck back in the skillet, skin side up.

10. Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven and cook for 45-60 minutes, or until the duck is cooked through.

11. Remove the skillet from the oven and let the duck rest for 10 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

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