Grilled Goose

Grilled Goose

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Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 40 mins
Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
2353 Calories
170g Fat
2g Carbs
190g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 6
Amount per serving
Calories 2353
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 170g 218%
Saturated Fat 53g 263%
Cholesterol 688mg 229%
Sodium 890mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 190g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 109mg 8%
Iron 22mg 120%
Potassium 2511mg 53%
*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 is a quick and easy way to prepare a goose on the grill without a rotisserie or too much work. By splitting the goose in half, you can expose all the meat to the flame and get it cooked quickly, which will keep it from drying out.


  • 1 (8- to 10-pound) goose

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon onion powder, or to taste

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Preheat grill.

  3. Wash and pat dry goose with paper towels.

  4. Cut goose in half, directly down breastbone.

  5. Rub breast with olive oil.

  6. Combine garlic, onion powder, salt and black pepper.

  7. Rub mixture onto goose, inside and out.

  8. Place goose halves on grill over a low fire, skin-side up.

  9. If you are using a gas grill, place a piece of foil under the cooking grate where the goose will sit.

  10. After about 15 to 20 minutes, turn over and continue grilling until a meat thermometer reads 165 F.

  11. Remove from grill, place onto cutting board, loosely tent with aluminum foil, and let sit for about 10 minutes.

  12. Carve into smaller pieces and serve.

  13. Enjoy.