Holiday Candied Goose

Holiday Candied Goose Recipe

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Donald Cairns


I first made this Goose dinner 30 years ago for the family and was and still is a great hit with anyone who tries it.

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10 to 15
2 Hr
4 Hr 30 Min


1 large goose 12lb to 18lb cleaned
1c water
3c dark brown sugar
1/3c tangerine juice (freshly squeezed)
1 tps salt
2 tbs 0regano
1 garlic wedge crushed
1 stick butter (1/2 cup)
1/4c a1 sauce
3 tbs shaved tangerine skin
2tbs molassis
1tbs butter

How to Make Holiday Candied Goose


  • 1clean and prep 1 large goose 12 to 15 lbs
  • 2in medium size sauce pan combine water,tangerine juice,butter,a1 sauce,molasses, salt,and brown sugar.
    bring to a fast boil,turn down heat until you have a rolling biol, let boil 5 to 8 min/s or until sauce begins to glaze to sides of sauce pan (soft hard ball) remove from heat and let stand 8 to 10 min/s. brush on goose, save 1/2 the sauce for later use.
  • 3in small fry pan melt 1 tbs butter combine garlic wedge,oregano, on low heat mix until garlic becomes slightly brown, spread over goose (do not brush on). cover with lid or tin foil.
  • 4bake goose at 350 for 3-1/2 to 4 hours brushing on more of the sauce every time you check the goose about every 20 min/s. when goose is done take form the roaster and place onto platter and sprinkle on tangerine shavings. let stand for 5 min/s before slicing. (allows sauce to become a soft glaze)

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About Holiday Candied Goose

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes