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# What is the average cooking temperature for a duck?

 +1 vote! +7 you voted Answer by  nermeen (7) The way I do it - 390 deg F to 400 deg F, cook for 15 min plus 15 min per lb - so for a 2lb duck, roast for 45 min in a preheated oven.

 +1 vote! +7 you voted Answer by  klypos (271) The way I do it - 390 deg F to 400 deg F, cook for 15 min plus 15 min per lb - so for a 2lb duck, roast for 45 min in a preheated oven.

 +1 vote! +7 you voted Answer by  Kriket (1029) Cook duck to an internal temperature of 165F for well done, Rare 125 to 130F Medium-Rare 130 to 140F Medium 140 to 150F Medium-Well 150 to 160F. Traditionally duck is served medium. A 350 t0 375F oven with the last phase at 450 to 500 to crisp the skin.

 +1 vote! +6 you voted Answer by  flori (239) I have kind of a theory about the temperature of cooking (in general), longer the time you cook something more intense will be the taste. I prefer to cook at small temperature. In the case of duck the temperature would be 70- 75 Celsius degrees

 +1 vote! +6 you voted Answer by  kmccarte (187) Typically, when roasting a duck, you want your oven temperature to be between 350 and 375 degrees (Farenheit). This provides for a quick enough cooking time, yet still allows the duck to remain moist and tender. Higher oven temperatures when roasting duck are typically to achieve crispy skin.

 +1 vote! +6 you voted Answer by  tina33 (31) Cook at 325 degrees (on the middle rack of your oven) for 40 minutes per pound of duck. Therefore, a 2 lb duck will take you 80 minutes to cook.

 +1 vote! +5 you voted Answer by  Debi68 (70) There are many answers to this question, I preheat the oven to 400 degrees and cook duck for about 20 minutes per pound, use a meat thermometer for internal temperature.

 +1 vote! +5 you voted Answer by  Sandrion (203) A good rule of thumb for duck would be to measure it with a food thermometer. If it is below 165 then cook it longer.

 +1 vote! +5 you voted Answer by  rbiales (3441) The usual temperature for cooking duck is to cook to safety, the safe internal temperature for poultry is 165f. Measure at the join of thigh to body.

 +1 vote! +4 you voted Answer by  jaime24 (744) The temperature for a duck should be between 160 and 165 degrees. If it is rare you could get very sick. duck does not always look cooked because of its color so always make sure that you check the temp of it while you are cooking it. do not skimp.