Glazed Goose


Serves 6-8

INGREDIENTS

        GLEBELANDS FARM FREE RANGE OVEN READY GOOSE - 4.5-5kg/10-12 lb

For the marinade:

        3 tbsp clear honey
        1 tbsp each of chopped fresh thyme and coriander
        4 tbsp soy sauce
        3 garlic cloves, crushed
        1 tsp finely grated root ginger 
        1 tsp Chinese five spice powder
        1 tsp ground coriander
        pinch of ground cinnamon


METHOD

  1. Wipe the goose inside and out with kitchen paper, remove the wing tips and reserve with the neck and gizzard for a stock. Truss and place in a non- metallic dish.
  2. Mix all marinade ingredients together and pour over the goose. Cover and leave overnight, turning and basting occasionally.
  3. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 7.
  4. Remove goose from marinade, pat dry and weigh. Transfer to a rack and roasting tin and cover with aluminium foil.
  5. Roast for 20 minutes, then reduce the temperature of the oven to Gas Mark 6 and roast for 15 minutes per 450g/Ib.
  6. Transfer to a serving dish and leave to rest in a warm place.