Anatra al Mirto – Duck with myrtle

Difficulty: Easy Time: 2 hours 30 minutes


1,5 kg of duck;

How to make Anatra al Mirto

Eliminate the feathers from the duck, remove the interiors, and wash it.
In a saucepan, boil the duck in abundant salted water with the onion, parsley, carrot, the celery.
At completed cooking, drain it and place it in a tureen covered with branches of myrtle.
Allow resting for 2 hours to flavor the meat with the myrtle; after that, cut it asunder and serve it cold.

Regional Recipe from Sardinia

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