Traeger Kitchen Recipes: Grilled Duck Breasts

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

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4 Whole Boneless Duck Breasts, 6oz

1/4 Cup Traeger Big Game Rub


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


4 Whole Boneless Duck Breasts, 6oz

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


1/4 Cup 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!

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