Smoked Wild Duck

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  • Wild ducks (allow 1 duck per person for hearty eaters)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Butter
  • Red Wine
  • Apples
  • Onions


  1. Soak ducks in milk for 4 to 5 hours.
  2. Take ducks out of milk. Salt and pepper inside and out.
  3. Cut up apples and onions; stuff ducks with unpeeled apples and onions.
  4. Use a pit that cooks with smoke only. Put ducks on pit and cook slowly with smoke from fire until ducks are tender. Add hickory chips to fire for flavor.
  5. Make a marinating sauce of melted butter, red wine, salt and pepper. baste ducks often while cooking. Cooking time should take 2 to 4 hours depending on size of ducks and temperature of fire.

Duck may be sliced and served cold as an appetizer. It can also be ground and used for making a meat dip.

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