Basic roast breast of goose

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Basic roast breast of goose
Basic roast breast of goose
Servings:Serves 2 to 3
Calories per serving:920
Ready in:1 hour 20 minutes
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:1 hour 10 minutes
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:17th January 2013
Sliced (clumsily) for a salad

As the title suggests, this is a very basic recipe for roasting a goose breast. This will produce a slightly pink breast.


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Mise en place

  • Preheat the oven to 220° C (425° F - gas 7)


  1. Wash and dry the breast and place skin uppermost on a rack in a roasting tin.
  2. Season the skin with the salt and pepper and rub it in with your fingers.
  3. Roast for 25 minutes.
  4. Remove from the oven and prick a few holes in the skin, using a skewer.
  5. Return to the oven and roast for a further 25 minutes.
  6. Allow to rest for 20 minutes before carving.

Serving suggestions

Serve hot, with roast potatoes and vegetables or allow to go cold and serve with salad.

Chef's noted

Keep the goose fat for making roast potatoes and when carved, keep the bone for making stock.

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Recipe review

Tasty, very, very tasty

4.8/5 Gorgeous, but SO very expensive. Don't know how anyone can afford this nowadays. Jerry, aka Chef (talk)

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