Duck with Sour or Sweet Cabbage
In Romanian: Rata cu varza acra sau dulce
- 1 duck
- 1 large can sauerkraut
- 3 tablespoons lard
- 1 tablespoon tomato sauce
- some borş (optional)
- some unripe tomatoes (optional)
- ½ teaspoon paprika
- a few peppercorns
- Clean, wash and salt the duck.
- Let sit for one hour.
- In the meantime, fry the sauerkraut in lard, adding paprika, tomato sauce, pepper and salt (if needed).
- Arrange the sauerkraut in a uniform layer in a roasting pan and place the duck on top and optionally add some borş and unripe tomatoes to give the dish a little tart taste.
- The duck was previously dried and then greased with lard.
- Set into the oven and baste occasionally with the liquid in the pan.
- After the duck has been roasted on one side, turn onto the other side.