Roast Duck Legs With Red Wine Sauce

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by katew

You could try this recipe using a half leg of lamb - same amount of cooking time would be needed .

Top Review by JustJanS

Yummy duck thanks Kate. I used a whole duck which I stuffed with half the rosemary and about 3 cloves of garlic, then sat it on the other half of the rosemary and another 3 cloves of garlic, I sprinkled some red chili flakes over too. I baked it in my clay pot for two hours before pouring the sauce over and finishing it with the lid off for 15 minutes more. I was a bit worried that 5 spice (Asian) and rosemary and red wine (very European) wouldn't be quite right, but it was great.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 190 C.
  2. Place duck legs in single layer in a roasting pan on a bed of rosemary sprigs and garlic cloves.
  3. Sprinkle them with salt and five spice powder.
  4. Roast for one hour.
  5. Meanwhile place wine and jelly in a pot and simmer on a low heat.
  6. Stir to dissolve jelly, simmer 5 minutes.
  7. Spoon off almost all the fat from duck.
  8. Pour wine mixture around duck.
  9. Roast further 15 minutes until sauce reduces.

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