Easy Orange Sauce For Duck

What’s the best way to make an orange sauce for duck? This recipe post will show you how to make a delicious and easy orange sauce for your next duck dinner. You can whip up this tasty sauce using just a few simple ingredients in no time. So grab your fresh oranges and shallots, and let’s get started!

duck in orange sauce

What You’ll Need:

If you’re looking to make a delicious orange sauce for duck dinners, you’ll need a few items before starting. To create your orange mixture, you’ll need oranges, shallots, garlic, zest of 1 orange, and chicken stock. Lastly, you’ll need your favourite seasonings for taste; I used salt and pepper as I think this is all you need but some of these can include ginger, thyme, and rosemary. With all of these items in tow, you’re ready to make a delicious orange sauce that will make your duck dinners a memorable experience!


Preparing orange sauce doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming! With just a few simple ingredients, you can create a delicious orange sauce with the perfect balance of sweet and savoury. Adjust the ingredients to make it your own – add an extra squeeze of fresh orange juice for extra flavour or a pinch of brown sugar if you want it sweeter. Once everything is prepped, it takes only minutes to assemble and cook the orange sauce.


You will need:

2 Finely Chopped Shallots

300ml Chicken Stock

Juice of 2 oranges

Zest of 1 orange

Salt and Pepper

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Preparing orange sauce is simple and straightforward! All you need to do is start by putting all the ingredients in a (full recipe on the recipe card) medium-sized saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to the boil and then simmer until reduced by half. Push through a sieve, add the zest of orange and reheat gently. Serve hot. Serve this orange sauce spooned generously over roasted duck – your family will love it!

Serving Suggestions

Dressing up family or dinner party meals is easy with this east orange sauce. Not only does orange sauce make a visually appealing addition to the dinner table, but it also brings out the natural flavours of the cooked duck. Providing guests with a luxurious orange-sauce-smothered meal that is sure to wow will keep them eager for their next invitation.

Give your meal an extra special touch by pairing orange sauce with a duck with sides like roasted potatoes, steamed green beans, and freshly cut fruit or some egg-fried rice!

duck in orange sauce

Easy Orange Sauce For Duck

Simple orange sauce for roast duck
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Servings 4
Calories 67 kcal


  • 2 Shallots (Finely Chopped)
  • 300ml Chicken Stock
  • 2 Oranges (Juiced and the zest of 1 orange)
  • Salt and Pepper


  • Put the shallots, chicken stock and juice of oranges in a saucepan, and bring to the boil.
  • Simmer until reduced by half, then season with salt and pepper.
  • Push through a sieve, add the zest of orange and reheat gently. Serve hot.
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Calories: 67kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 3gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.5gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 109mgPotassium: 239mgFiber: 2gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 150IUVitamin C: 36mgCalcium: 33mgIron: 0.4mg
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Now that you know how to make an orange sauce for duck dinners, it’s time to cook! This dish will impress your guests, and they’ll be asking for the recipe before they leave. Thanks for reading, and we hope you enjoy this delicious sauce. Let us know in the comments below what your favourite duck sauce is. Happy cooking!

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