Roasted duck with turnips

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      2 hr 30

Appears in
Winter: Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection

By Le Cordon Bleu

Published 1998

  • About

Roasting a duck on each side before turning it onto its back will ensure the breast fillets do not dry out. The salty bacon and sweetened turnips perfectly complement this succulent dish.


  • 1.4 kg (2 lb 13 oz) duck, trussed (ask your butcher to do this)
  • oil


  1. Preheat the oven to moderately hot 200°C (400°F/Gas 6). Coat a roasting pan with 2 tablespoons of oil. Season the duck, rub it all over with oil and place it on its