Grilled Duck Breast

Grilled Duck Breast

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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 12 mins
Total: 27 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
785 Calories
11g Fat
136g Carbs
55g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 785
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 683mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 136g 49%
Dietary Fiber 33g 120%
Protein 55g
Calcium 115mg 9%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This grilled duck recipe combines lean duck breasts with a wide variety of flavors, including soy, ginger, and mango. This marinade turns into a delicious glaze on the grill as you cook it.


  • 1 pound/450 g. skinless, boneless duck breast (fat removed)
  • 2 cups/475 mL hot cooked rice
  • For the Marinade:
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL ginger root (minced)
  • 2 tablespoon/30 mL low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL mango chutney (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon/1.25 mL salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon/1.25 mL ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon/1.25 black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine ginger, soy sauce, garlic, salt, black pepper, sesame oil and cinnamon in a small bowl.

  2. Wash ducks off with cold water and pat dry with paper towels.

  3. Place into a resealable plastic and add the marinade. Release air from bag and seal. Place into the refrigerator for 8 to 24 hours.

  4. Preheat grill and oil grate.

  5. Remove duck breasts from the bag and discard marinade.

  6. Grill over direct heat for about 4 to 6 minutes per side or until internal temperature reaches 160 F.

  7. About 1 to 2 minutes before removing from the grill spoon mango chutney on the top side.

  8. When done, remove from grill and serve with rice.

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