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Grilled Duck Breasts

Traeger Kitchen


Grilled Duck Breasts

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Cook Time

20

Minutes

Serves

4 - 6

People

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What's this?

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

Ingredients

  • 4 Whole Boneless Duck Breasts, 6oz

  • 1/4 Cup Traeger Big Game Rub

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.
  • 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).
  • 6

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