Grilled Duck Breast

Grilled Duck Breast
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  • Total: 27 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 12 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
785 Calories
11g Fat
136g Carbs
55g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: Serves 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 small bowl.

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

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

  4. Preheat grill and oil grate.

  5. Remove duck breasts from bag and discard marinade.

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

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

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

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