Waterfowl Recipes

Duck Breasts and Beer Sandwich

How’s that for an attention grabber? Well-seasoned duck breasts simmered beer with sweet onions and garlic – oh my! I recommend enjoying this recipe with a full chilled tankard of your favorite foaming ambrosia. Print Recipe Duck Breasts and Beer Sandwich Ingredients6 – 10 duck breast half fillets skin removedsalt and pepper3 tablespoons olive oil2…

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Duck and Rice Side Dish

This could use a better name, but I just kinda threw some stuff together in a skillet and it was delicious! From the “Quacktastic” episode of The Sporting Chef TV show on Sportsman Channel. This could be a main course dish as well. Print Recipe Duck and Rice Side Dish Ingredients4 to 6 servings3 tablespoons…

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Cajun Duck Legs

All too often, duck hunters are irresponsible with the ducks they harvest. They’ll cut out the breasts and throw the rest of the duck away. Cajun cooks know how to make the most of all parts of the duck, including the legs. Here’s my own version of a Cajun-inspired dish using a mess of duck…

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Spicy Duck or Goose Wrap

Don’t let the word “spicy” turn you away from this recipe. The amount of spicy heat can easily be adjusted, or eliminated altogether. You can turn down the heat by removing the ribs and seeds from the pepper and reducing the amount of Sriracha sauce in the marinade.   Print Recipe Spicy Duck or Goose Wrap…

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Game Bird Pot Pie

Let’s suppose that you take a look in the freezer and find that you have a few quail, some pheasant breasts, a dove or two, maybe a rabbit…not enough for individual meals, but if you throw it all into a pile, it’s dinner. You can make your own pastry dough. It’s actually pretty easy. I…

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Duck Schnitzel with Mushroom Sauce

Schnitzel is a good match for waterfowl breasts, especially those of tougher species such as dark-fleshed divers. You can also try this recipe with Canada goose breast fillets. With gamier-tasting fowl, it’s best to soak them in a marinade for a few hours after flattening them with a mallet.   Print Recipe Duck Schnitzel with Mushroom…

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Duck Stir Fry

As with any stir-fry, it’s essential that all ingredients are prepped and ready for fast cooking. Do not overcook your duck as you will be disappointed in the results. If desired, serve over warm cooked rice or noodles. Print Recipe Duck Stir Fry Ingredients2 cups skinless duck breast fillets thinly sliced against the grain1 tablespoon…

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Coffee Rubbed Gadwall

Few things taste as good on a cold weather duck hunt as a hot cup of coffee, but do you know that coffee adds a new dimension when rubbed into a duck before cooking?  A great tasting rub will enhance the flavor of any meat.  This rub combines fairly common rub ingredients with freshly ground…

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Basic Game Jerky

A good way to start your batch of jerky. A little sweet, a little spicy. It might take a few days to get the job done, but you’ll save a ton of money compared to store-bought jerky and make good use of game meats. Use this recipe with waterfowl and antlered game meats. Print Recipe Basic…

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