2 Easy Duck Recipes for Summertime Grilling

By: Scott Leysath, "The Sporting Chef"

It’s summertime and the staff here at Wildfowl is cleaning out the freezer and firing up the grill for our friends and families. Last fall was a bountiful one, so we have plenty of ducks we want to grill up, and two great recipes that make summertime barbecues super easy. Our friends at Camp Chef, makers of some the coolest cooking products around, sent us two of their favorite grilling recipes for ducks from the Sporting Chef, Scott Leysath. Enjoy.

Horseradish Duck Burger Recipe

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Add a bitter and aromatic kick to your duck burgers by folding in some horseradish when forming the patties.


  • 2 cups ground duck breast fillets, skin on or off
  • 1 cup ground pork
  • ½ cup minced onion
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • Dash Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • ½ cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • Sliced bacon
  • Sliced cheese, your choice
  • Buns
  • Lettuce, onion and tomato (optional)

Get the Recipe: Horseradish Duck Burger Recipe

Sweet Jalapeño Grilled Duck Recipe

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The sweet, tangy flavor of orange juice combined with spicy jalapeños in this duck recipe will have your taste buds screaming for more.


  • 4 whole ducks
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups orange juice concentrate
  • ½ cup cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 6 jalapeño peppers, thinly sliced widthwise
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced

Get the Recipe: Sweet Jalapeño Grilled Duck Recipe

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