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Roasted Duck with Prunes on a plate and a pan full of it next to the plate

Roasted Duck with Prunes

Course Meats
Cuisine French, Russian
Keyword roasted duck, roasted duck recipe, roasted duck with prunes
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 444kcal



  • Rinse duck under cold water, dry with a paper towel.
    Whole duck on a cutting board open along the spine
  •  Slice duck into small pieces. Part of a duck that has a lot of bone I saved for a soup.
    Duck cut into sections and placed in a bowl
  • Preheat oiled oven safe skillet or cast iron to a very hot temperature. 
    Duck on a hot pan with oil
  • Add duck pieces and fry them on each side, until crispy, season with salt and pepper.
    Duck being fried in pan with salt, pepper and bay leaf
  • To duck add bay leaves, diced onion and prunes. Cover it with a lid and set aside.
    Prunes and onions added to the pan with the duck
  • Preheat oven to 350F, place a pot inside the oven and bake it for an hour. 
    A pan with Roasted Duck with Prunes
  • Serve duck with with mashed potatoes or rice.
    A plate with Roasted Duck with Prunes and a pan full next to it


Calories: 444kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 61mg | Potassium: 379mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 330IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 3mg