How to Cook a Whole Duck

  1. Score the skin all over in a cross pattern. Try not to pierce the meat.
  2. Season with garlic, salt, pepper, oregano, basil, thyme and baste with oil.
  3. Cover with aluminum foil and bake at 350 for 1 hour.
  4. Pull out duck and baste oil and fat over skin and cook uncovered for another 30 min.
  5. Duck is finished when juices run clear or temperature in thigh is 165

Bacon Wrapped Duck Breasts


  • 6 skinless duck breasts
  • 1 package italian salad dressing mix
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 2 Tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 lb bacon


  1. Brine duck breasts is salt water for 30 min, dry with paper towels and place in pan. Combine dressing, worcestershire sauce, garlic, and cloves and pour over breasts. Refrigerate overnight
  2. Remove breasts from pan and wrap in 2 slices of bacon
  3. Place in broiling pan and broil for about 5 min on each side


BBQ Crock Pot Duck


  • 2 duck breasts
  • 1.5 cups of ketchup
  • 3 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp ground hot red pepper flakes
  • 0.5 tsp garlic powder


Mix all ingredients (except duck breasts) in crock pot and stir well. Then add duck and coat well with sauce. Cook 3-4 hours or until done. Shred or cut up breasts and serve with sauce.

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