Waterfowl Recipes

coffee rubbed goose breast

Coffee Rubbed Goose Breast

From the HuntFishCook TV show – Leysath cooks up a pair of “big honkin’ Canada goose breasts” in his favorite Camp Chef cast iron skillet. And yes, it is “Canada Goose” not “Canadian Goose.” Pair with a fine wine from Michael David Winery.  You can top this with a coffee compound butter to add that…

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Quail with Citrus

Here’s a recipe for all you upland bird hunters. You can make this with quail or pheasant, and it would also work well with any kind of fish. It starts with Hi-Mountain Seasonings Game Bird and Poultry Brine. I know what you’re thinking:  why do I need to brine quail, they’re so delicate anyway? The…

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Dutch-Oven Duck

Whether your heat source is a bed of white-hot coals or a rustic camp stove, a Dutch oven can cook your duck to fall-off-the-bone deliciousness. It’s an old-school slow-cooker for meat dishes that require low cooking temperatures and a little more time to make them tender.

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Speck Kabobs

White-fronted geese, often called specklebellies or simply specks, are generally acknowledged to be the best-tasting geese on the planet, but feel free to use this recipe with Canada geese as well. Kabobs are handy because they can provide meat, vegetables, and starches all in one.

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Italian Duck Sandwich

Duck camp is no place for cute little sliders or a tablespoon of meat on a cracker, especially after a long day in the marsh. The beauty of this dish is that the time-consuming cooking component is done well in advance. Whole ducks or breast fillets are seasoned, slow-cooked, cooled, and shredded much like pulled…

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Honker Apple Breakfast Sausage Sandwich – Ducks Unlimited Recipe

You can make sausage out of just about any meat, including ducks and geese. My favorite camp breakfast is a homemade sausage patty topped with cheese and scrambled eggs and sandwiched into sturdy English muffins. This sandwich can be consumed at the table or packed away as an easy-to-eat duck blind snack. Get the recipe…

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Crispy, Spicy, and Sweet Duck Appetizers – Ducks Unlimited Recipe

What duck camp meal would be complete without something wrapped in bacon? With this recipe, the flavor is all built into the marinade. It’s sweet and salty like teriyaki, with a spicy edge that can be adjusted to suit your own tolerance for heat. Discover Five Delicious Duck Camp Recipes on the Ducks Unlimited site.

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Duck Pot Pie

Pot pies are the one exception to my personal rules of waterfowl cookery. Medium-rare just doesn’t work in a pot pie. The duck breast morsels must be slowly cooked until they are fall-apart tender before you add them to the pie, otherwise they will be tough and chewy when the dish comes out of the…

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