Grilled Duck Breast with BBQ Sauce

Grilled duck breast with bbq sauce

Delicious duck breast and tangy BBQ sauce are the perfect option for a summer cookout.

Ingredients

Sauce / Marinade

  • 1

    2 cups Chili Sauce

  • 2

    2 cups Ketchup

  • 3

    1 cup Habanero Jelly

  • 4

    1/4 cup Honey

  • 5

    1/2 tsp Liquid Smoke

  • 6

    1 tsp Chili Powder

  • 7

    1 tsp Dry Mustard

  • 8

    1 tsp Black Pepper

  • 9

    1 tsp Paprika

  • 10

    1 tsp Granulated Garlic

  • 11

    1 tsp Salt

Duck

Directions

Sauce / Marinade

  • 1

    Combine BBQ sauce ingredients; simmer for one hour.

  • 2

    Cover and place in refrigerator until cold, about 2 hours.

  • 3

    Reserve 1 cup of BBQ sauce for basting.

  • 4

    Score duck breast skin in 1/4-inch intervals, being careful not to cut into the breast meat. Rotate breast and score again, making a crisscross pattern.

  • 5

    In a large container, pour remaining BBQ sauce over duck breasts.

  • 6

    Marinate covered in the refrigerator for 1/2 hour. Turn breasts over; marinate for 1/2 hour more. Remove breasts. Discard marinade.

Duck

  • 1

    Preheat sauté pan for 3 minutes on low-medium heat. Place duck skin-side down in sauté pan. Cover and cook for 10 minutes until fat is rendered and skin is crispy.

  • 2

    Preheat grill.

  • 3

    On a well-oiled grill, cook duck, skin side down, 7 minutes. Flip breast over, cook 3 minutes. While grilling, baste with reserved sauce.

  • 4

    If needed, finish cooking in a 350F oven to bring internal temperature to 155F.

  • 5

    Let duck breast rest 2 minutes.

  • 6

    Slice duck breast across the grain. Fan slices on plate.

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Prep Time: 28 min; 3 hrs inactive
Cook Time: 10 min
Ready Time: 3 Hours 45 Minutes
Servings: 6