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Old 08-08-2011, 12:03 PM  
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Join Date: 07-09-11
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
Default Smoked Duck Throwdown Entry

Ok, so here is my first throwdown entry and pron posting.

I have been experimenting for a while with doing duck in the smoker. If you do it just right you render out the fat and you get crispy brown skin, moist meat and a great smoke flavour.

This time I started out with two ducks. I rubbed them the day before with Magic Dust from Mike Mill's cookbook.

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I smoked them at 225 for 6 hours and I finished them with a quick sizzle on the grill for about 2 minutes at high heat.

cooked duck.jpg

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And I served it with some potato salad and baby squash. It was pretty farkin good, if I do say so myself. The meat was nice and juicy and the skin was crispy.

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Please use one of the plated photos for voting.

I think my next trick will be to glaze the skin before grilling.

Tomorrow, smoked duck tacos with the leftovers!

So, what do you think?
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