Roasted Mayonnaise Duck With Onion and Celery Stuffing

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 2 hours and 10 minutes
  • 4 servings

A richly flavored, stuffed roasted duck is well-suited for festive meals and can be even a substitute for turkey. Fill the duck with onion and celery stalks and cover it with a spiced mayonnaise mixture to tastefully complement the roasted duck’s juicy meat.

Ingredients Needed for Roasted Mayonnaise Duck With Onion and Celery Stuffing

    For the mayo mixture:

    ½ cup mayonnaise
    1 tablespoon dried oregano
    1 tablespoon thyme powder
    1 tablespoon dried rosemary

    For the roast duck:

    1 whole duck, around 2 pounds
    2 medium onions, quartered
    1 celery bunch
    8 fresh thyme sprigs

How to Make Roasted Mayonnaise Duck With Onion and Celery Stuffing

  1. For the mayo mixture:

    Add the mayonnaise, dried oregano, thyme powder, and dried rosemary to a smaller bowl. Season with salt and pepper and mix until smooth and even. Set aside.

  2. For the roast duck:

    Place the duck on the work surface and stuff it with 1 quartered onion and the celery bunch (keep 2-3 stalks for later use).

  3. Coat the duck with the mayo mixture using a brush. Transfer to a baking dish and add the other quartered onion and the remaining celery stalks halved. Top with fresh thyme.
  4. Roast for 30 minutes at 430⁰F/220⁰C, then roast for 90 minutes at 330⁰F/165⁰C.

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