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Advice PLEASE!

HossHoss Posts: 14,600
edited 8:14PM in EggHead Forum
I am gonna attempt to cook this funky thang today.All advice,tips,tricks would be GREATLY appreciated. :blink:



  • hornhonkhornhonk Posts: 3,841
    I thought you were going to ask how to change a diaper! :woohoo:
  • RascalRascal Posts: 3,785
    Any instructions on the packaging? I do recall that you should poke holes all over the skin to allow the fat an escape route. Happy cookin'!!~~
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    :laugh: I would need advice on that too.I made it 48 years and ain't changed one yet. ;)
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    Thanks.yeah there are instructions,just thought someone may know a secret to making this thang super fantastic. :S
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
  • Capt FrankCapt Frank Posts: 2,578
    Seems to me that LC prepares a lot of Duck, give her a "Ping." I am sure some others too, but none comes to mind. ClayQ maybe. :)
  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    Keep that fat!
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  • Hi Hoss,

    I've done a number of ducks on the Egg and they come out pretty good. I do them slow (225-250) at first to render off the fat, poking the skin full of holes as Rascal suggested to give the fat an escape path. I turn up the heat toward the end of the cook to brown the outside and set up any glaze or sauce I decide to use.

    Here's a link to a writeup from our blog from a while back that walks through the steps I used to do a couple of port-glazed ducks....



    Here is a link to another one my wife did. She cooked this one hotter (275-300) for less time. - Duck with Pomegranate-Walnut Sauce -


    Good luck,

  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,904
    Was on their web site and for this. If you cook turn out good enter it in their discover contest ;) No mention of cooking duck on an egg on their website.
    Large, small and mini now Egging in Rowlett Tx
  • Bear 007Bear 007 Posts: 343
    Gotcha Beat Hoss 49 years. Its been awhile, but in the restaurant mom used to render them out for at least a couple hours at a low temp. Right before serving we would put them under the broiler to crisp up the skin then put the orange sauce on. I wish I had payed more attention, she made an awesome orange sauce.
  • Hoss, I have a duck in my freezer and have been researching ways to cook it. Here is a link I saved:

    From my readings on it, I think I would deconstruct it, or at least cook it in pieces, it doesn't seem like it cooks evenly if you do it whole.

    Whatever you decide to do, I am sure it will be great.
    Happily egging on my original large BGE since 1996... now the owner of 6 eggs. Call me crazy, everyone else does!
    3 Large, 2 Smalls, 1 well-used Mini
  • I did duck the same as fearless grill - it was fantastic!
    skin was the crispiest, most delicious, awesome!

    it was simple and great!

    took longer than I planned though.
  • Gator Bait Gator Bait Posts: 5,244
    Thanks Faith, that's an interesting link. :)


  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 8,244
    If you are in an oriental flavor mood, cut into pieces and try this. PS Oriental flavored LONEY is great also.
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    ;) Molly,that is the MAIN reason for cooking this thing. :laugh:
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    Thanks. :)
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    Looks GREAT! Thanks. :)
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
  • transversaltransversal Posts: 719
    I am truly humbled when I see you asking for advice. I wanna know how that thang comes out....see'em in the store all the time and want to try'em, but have no idea how to proceed. Keep me posted, podner.
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    I was thinkin of cutting it up.Thanks. :)
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    Thanks Richard. :)
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    Thanks.I have grilled Wild duck breasts many times.This is my first attempt at a storebought one. :blink: I mainly want to cook it for the duck fat everyone raves about. :)
  • Gator Bait Gator Bait Posts: 5,244
    You are a Master with the egg Hoss, a little duck should be simple for you. I'm looking forward to see what you do. I have only had it roasted. One place down here used to serve it with a berry sauce made of strawberries, raspberries and blueberries that was awesome.


  • AZRPAZRP Posts: 10,116
    The last one I did, I cut into pieces and cooked it indirect at 350-400 until it was 190 internal. I don't like med rare duck and love crispy skin. -RP

  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    Thank you Sir.I hope I don't mess it up too bad! :blush:
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    Thanks Randy.That looks GREAT!
  • Morro Bay RichMorro Bay Rich Posts: 2,227
    When I see a package that states "Seasoned with approximately 12% of a solution of water, salt, and sodium phosphate" in addition to "with orange sauce packet" I question how much of the total price I am paying is for water. I got stung with a turkey breast containing a "flavor packet" and found it to be 18% of the total weight of the water injected breast. So I was paying premium price for about 25% water. Marketing at its best.
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    I know what ya mean. :( It's all I could find around here. :pinch:
  • pcipci Posts: 249
    I mainly want to cook it for the duck fat everyone raves about.
    What do you do with duck fat?
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