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Old 07-22-2011, 11:41 AM   #1
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Question ISO sauce to serve with duck breast

Hello, everyone!

I am looking for a substitute for my cranberry sauce to serve with a duck. I've run out of my cranberry jam and there is no way i can get more atm. :( I've tried one of the varieties of orange sauce and didnt like it :-/

all the suggestions are highly appreciated :) thank you!


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Old 07-22-2011, 11:48 AM   #2
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Substitute another fruit preserve for the cranberry. Cherry, blueberry, apricot, etc.

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Old 07-22-2011, 11:50 AM   #3
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Cherry or tart orange.
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Old 07-22-2011, 11:59 AM   #4
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Youngberry, mixed berry or apricot work well. Just thin the jam out with a touch of hot water if it's too thick.
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Old 07-22-2011, 03:00 PM   #5
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Orange sauce is traditional with duck, i.e. Duck a l'Orange. You can Google thousands of orange sauce version for duck, but they all are basically orange juice, chicken stock, orange marmalade and corn starch to thicken.
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Old 07-22-2011, 03:52 PM   #6
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If you are roasting an entire duck, you could do the Scandinavian thing and stuff it with prunes and tart apples...don't prick the skin, and roast about 45 minutes/# at 325. Remove excess fat from roasting pan. Make a gravy with the drippings and giblets...if you can't get cranberries, I imagine you can't get lingonberry sauce/jelly either...
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Old 07-22-2011, 04:18 PM   #7
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Blackberry, cherry, or orange sauce.
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Old 07-22-2011, 07:07 PM   #8
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One of the classic Chinese sauces for duck is plum sauce. I have a plum chipotle that I like.
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Old 07-22-2011, 09:03 PM   #9
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well, then why do the chinese have duck sauce?

i had duck with a pomegranate chipotle sauce recently that was very good.

my sister loves saucy susan (an apricot sauce) with red pepper flakes added. sort of a thai style sweet chili sauce.
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Old 07-22-2011, 10:19 PM   #10
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Blackberry jam and Cabernet reduction that includes the pan drippings. I use it with lamb tenderloin but it would kill with duck too.

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