Smoked Duck Queso

Smoked Duck Queso

Explore flavors south of the border with Smoked Duck Queso! This recipe inspired by Mexican Choriqueso is a crowd favorite. We use our Ground Duck and blend it with spices similar to Pork Chorizo. Then we put together a blend of white cheeses and finish it off in the smoker to create this delicious cheesy dish.

Ingredients

  • 1

    12 oz. Ground Duck

  • 2

    2 Tbsp. Ancho Chili Powder

  • 3

    1 Tbsp. Cumin

  • 4

    1 Tbsp. Smoked Paprika

  • 5

    1 tsp. Garlic Powder

  • 6

    1 tsp. Onion Powder

  • 7

    1/2 tsp. Thyme

  • 8

    1/2 tsp. Oregano

  • 9

    ¼ tsp Salt

  • 10

    1 can Tomatoes with Green Chilies

  • 11

    1/2 Cup Heavy Cream

  • 12

    16 oz. White Velveeta cut into large cubes

  • 13

    2 Cups Shredded Gouda

  • 14

    1 Cup Monterey Jack Cheese Shredded

  • 15

    4 Cloves Minced Garlic

  • 16

    ½ Cup Fresh Cilantro

  • 17

    Tortilla Chips

Directions

  • 1

    Preheat smoker to 350 degrees F and add in wood chips/pellets.

  • 2

    Mix together Ancho chili powder, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, oregano & salt. Add in Ground Duck and mix well.

  • 3

    Add all remaining ingredients (minus the cilantro) to a large cast iron pan or dutch oven. Place on smoker.

  • 4

    After 15 minutes, stir together. Cook for 30 more minutes stirring occasionally. Top with cilantro in the last few minutes. Serve with tortilla chips.

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Prep Time: 5
Cook Time: 45
Ready Time: 50 Minutes
Servings: 10