Traditional Goose sous vide

  • Sous Vide Gans Traditionell
Oliver Scheiblauer
Cooking time:
24 hours
Level of difficulty:

For 12 People

Goose (sous vide):
3 pcs. Goose, 3200g each
Salt, pepper, thyme, freshly ground coriander

Dumplings with Greaves:
1200 g potato dumpling mixture
600 g cracklings
200 g onions, diced
30 g garlic, chopped
30 g parsley
10 g lovage
salt, pepper, nutmeg, thyme

Creamed Savoy Cabbage:
1500 g savoy cabbage, washed and cut, blanched
50 g butter
200 g shallot, cut
30 g garlic, chopped
500 g cream
salt, pepper, caraway, nutmeg
50 g parsley, finely cut


Goose (sous vide):
Cut the geese in half lengthwise and carve the back.
Rub the halves of the geese with the spices and place in 120µ  sous vide vacuum bags. Vacuum at 100%.
Cook in the fusionchef sous vide water bath at 65 °C for 24 hours and cool-down immediately.
Prepare a jus from the giblets and the carved back, season with mugwort. Refine with the concentrated juice from the vacuum bags.

Finish goose - Method 1 (sous vide):
Heat the geese in the water bath for approx. 15 minutes prior to serving and roast them in a pan.

Finish goose - Method 2:
Place the geese on a GN tray and roast in a combi-steamer for approx. 10 minutes at 220 °C until crisp; if necessary, brown under the salamander grill.

Finish goose - Method 3:
Regenerate in a Turbochef for 3.5 minutes.

Dumplings with Greaves:
Slowly fry the cracklings in a Teflon pan until crisp, drain in a sieve. Heat a bit of lard in a pan, add the onions and the garlic and roast until golden brown.
Add the cracklings and the remaining ingredients for the filling, mix well, season with the herbs and cool. Shape the cracklings mixture into little balls and freeze. Portion the dumpling mixture evenly. Place the cracklings balls in the middle and shape dumplings.
Briefly fry the dumplings with cracklings in a pan prior to serving.

Creamed Savoy Cabbage:
Sauté the shallots, garlic and caraway in butter. Add the cream and boil down until viscid. Season with the spices and refine with the parsley.

This recipe was generously provided by Oliver Scheiblauer. Image: © StefanieB /