Recipe for Orange And Walnut Stuffed Duck
Chicken, Poultry & Duck


    Orange and Walnut Stuffed Duck

    1/2 cup chopped walnuts
    3 1/2 cups 1-inch bread cubes
    1/2 cup hot water
    1 egg, beaten
    1 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
    Dash of pepper
    1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning
    2 tablespoons grated orange peel
    Pulp of 1 large or 2 small oranges
    1 3/4 cup sliced celery
    1/4 cup melted butter
    1 (4- to 5-pound) duck

    Toast nuts at 300 degrees F for 7 minutes; toast bread cubes at 350 degrees F until brown. Pour hot water over bread; let stand for 10 minutes.

    Beat egg with 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper and poultry seasoning; combine with nuts, bread, orange peel, orange pulp and celery. Pour butter over all; toss well. Rub inside of duck with 1 teaspoon salt; spoon in stuffing. Bake, uncovered, at 325 degrees F for 2 to 2 1/2 hours.

    Garnish with broiled pineapple, apricot and orange slices.

    Yields 3 to 4 servings.