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Wild Goose a L'orange

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Category: Poultry, Meat, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Goose, wild ready to cook
  • 1 Onion, minced
  • 1/4 ts Tarragon leaves
  • 2 tb Butter or margarine
  • 1/2 c Orange juice
  • 2 tb Orange peel, shredded
  • 1/8 ts Salt
  • 1/8 ts Mustard, dry
  • 1/4 c Currant jelly
  • 2 tb Wine, port or cranberry
  • 1 Orange, pared and sectioned
  • 1 1/2 ts Cornstarch


Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Wash a 6-8 lb. goose and pat dry. Skewer neck skin to back, cross wing tips
over back. Place goose breast-side-up on rack in shallow roasting pan. Cook
onion and tarragon in butter until onion is tender. Add orange juice and
peel, salt, mustard and jelly. Stir constantly over medium heat until jelly

Reduce heat, stir in wine and orange sections. Reserve half of sauce for
glaze; baste with remainder during 3 1/2 hour cooking time. If goose gets
too brown, place aluminum foil lightly over breast. Bird is done when
drumstick meat feels very soft.

Stir reserved sauce slowly into cornstarch, cook over medium heat, stirring
constantly, until mixture thickens and boils 1 minute; serve with goose.

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