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Barbecued Wild Duck Recipe

Barbecued Wild Duck Recipe

"Our three grown sons still request this finger-licking dish each fall," says Gloria Wedo of Slayton, Minnesota. "Basting with the homemade barbecue sauce keeps the poultry nice and moist."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1-3/4 hours YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 wild ducks (1 pound each), split in half
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 5 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

Directions

  • 1. Place ducks in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350° for 1-3/4 to 2 hours or until tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, combine the remaining ingredients in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Baste ducks with sauce during the last 30 minutes of baking time. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (8 ounces) equals 306 calories, 22 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 87 mg cholesterol, 1,148 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 13 g protein.