Whole Duck

Cooking method:

Ninja Foodi MAX Multi-Cooker OP500
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total time: 1h 5 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people


  • 1 duck (2300g)
  • 1 carrot - peeled
  • 1 onion – peeled
  • 2 apples – cored, quartered
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 6 peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp caraway seeds
  • 500ml water
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Salt and pepper

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Remove packet of giblets, if included in cavity of the duck. Remove ends of wings as they would burn during cooking. Rinse duck and tie legs together with cooking twine.

  • Step 2

    Add all ingredients to the pot except the duck, then insert reversible rack ensuring it’s in the lower position. Place duck on the rack.

  • Step 3

    Assemble pressure lid, making sure the pressure release valve is in the SEAL position.

  • Step 4

    Select PRESSURE and set to high. Set time to 20 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin.

  • Step 5

    Meanwhile mix oil, paprika and salt and pepper in a small bowl.

  • Step 6

    Once cooking has finished, quick release pressure by moving the pressure valve to the VENT position. Carefully remove pressure lid.

  • Step 7

    Pierce skin over duck breast lightly with a fork, then brush with oil mixture.

  • Step 8

    Close crisping lid, select AIR CRISP, set temperature to 200°C and time to 30 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin.

  • Step 9

    Carefully remove duck from unit. Let the duck rest for 10 minutes. Cooking is complete when internal temperature reached 75°C.