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Grilled Duck Breasts

Traeger Kitchen


Grilled Duck Breasts

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

20 Minutes

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Cherry

Roasted duck is often a traditional Christmas dish, so give your festive feast the Traeger twist by wood-firing this delicious duck recipe.

Ingredients

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4

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    Steps

    • 1

      Using a sharp knife, score the skin of the duck so it has a 1/4” diamond pattern.
    • 2

      Season both sides of the duck with Traeger Big Game Rub.
    • 3

      When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 275℉ (135 C) and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
    • 4

      Place the duck breasts, meat side down, on the grate. Close the lid and cook for 10 minutes.
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    • 5

      Increase the temperature to High and cook for another 10 minutes with the skin side on the grate, until it reaches as internal temperature around 130℉ (50-55 C).
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    • 6

      Remove from grill and allow to rest for 5 minutes. Slice against the grain and serve in thick slices. Enjoy!

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