12 Delicious Duck Recipes

Looking for a new way to prepare duck? From sandwiches to side dishes and everything in between, here is a collection of twelve of our favorite duck recipes to try. Looking for more? Find all of The Sporting Chef’s duck recipes here.

Dutch-Oven Duck

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Whether you’re cooking over a bed of white-hot coals or on a rustic camp stove, a Dutch oven is just the tool you need to make fall-off-the-bone-tender duck. Low and slow is the name of the game for this duck recipe with potatoes, carrots, celery, and sweet potato. It’s the perfect meal to warm you up on a cool fall day.

Get the recipe for Dutch-Oven Duck here.

Italian Duck Sandwich

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After a long day in the marsh, it’s not the time for sliders. You need something hearty to fill you up, and this Italian sandwich is one of our favorite duck recipes. To save time, cook and shred the duck in advance.

Get the Italian Duck Sandwich recipe here.

Duck Pot Pie

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Duck breast turns into fall-apart tender morsels in this duck pot pie recipe. With potatoes, carrots, peas, and flour, this recipe is serious cold-weather comfort food. While there’s no such thing as a quick pot pie (at least not if you want to make a good one) you can always make two pies and freeze one for later.

Get the Duck Pot Pie recipe here.

Grilled Duck and Blue Cheese Sandwich

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Assemble this sandwich with a traditional burger bun, or try it on a crusty baguette or soft pita bread. Any way you serve it, the duck breast combined with Italian seasoning, beer, Tabasco, and blue cheese makes for a tasty sandwich.

Get the Grilled Duck and Blue Cheese Sandwich recipe here.

Duck Breasts and Beer Sandwich

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This sandwich is made with well-seasoned duck breasts simmered with beer, sweet onions, and garlic. Feel free to enjoy it with a full chilled tankard of your favorite foaming brew for maximum enjoyment.

Get the recipe for Duck Breasts and Beer Sandwich here.

Duck and Rice Side Dish

duck and rice side dish

Sometimes the best dishes are the ones that you throw together with whatever ingredients you have on hand. This Duck and Rice Side dish is one of those. And don’t let the name hold you back. You can serve this as a main course dish too.

Get the recipe for Duck and Rice Side Dish here.

Spicy Duck Wrap

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If you don’t like spicy foods, you can adjust this recipe to suit your taste. Removing the seeds and ribs from the pepper and reducing the amount of Sriracha sauce in the marinade will turn the heat down. And don’t forget to plan 6 to 12 hours for marinating time. before cooking.

Get the Spicy Duck Wrap recipe here.

Duck Stir Fry

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This Duck Stir Fry calls for Ponzu soy sauce, a low-sodium, citrus-infused soy sauce. If you can’t find it at your regular grocer, check your local Asian food market. Stir fry is a fast-cooking dish, so make sure to prep all the ingredients before you start cooking.

Get the recipe for Duck Stir Fry here.

Irish Whiskey Marinated Duck

whiskey marinated duck recipes

Potatoes, carrots, celery, and duck combined with Irish whiskey make for a hearty fall and winter recipe. Cook the duck until crispy on the outside and medium-rare at the center, then serve with your favorite Irish beverage.

Get the recipe for Irish Whiskey Marinated Duck.

Sweet Jalapeno Grilled Duck

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This recipe calls for six jalapeno peppers. I know it sounds like a lot, but the cooked marinated duck will turn out milder than you might expect. To cut down on the heat factor, don’t use the top part of the pepper, closest to the stem where the heat is more concentrated.

Get the recipe for Sweet Jalapeno Grilled Duck here.

Duck Breasts with Balsamic Berry Sauce

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The perfect duck recipe when you’re feeling fancy but don’t have time to go all out. Your guests will never know Sear the duck breast until it’s medium to medium rare for best results.

Get the recipe for Duck Breasts with Balsamic Berry Sauce here.

Duck Egg Rolls

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Got leftover duck meat? This recipe is a great way to use it. The great thing about egg rolls is their versatility. You can put just about anything into an egg roll, deep fry it and it will taste good. But if you prefer to bake, you can do that too. Just put an egg wash over the rolls to get a nice brown outside.

Get the recipe for Duck Egg Rolls here.


  1. Bernard J Farnung on October 9, 2022 at 3:36 pm

    need recipe for duck gumbo asap

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