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Beer Can Duck Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nick Baker

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Whole Ducks 2 ea
Kosher Salt 2 Tbsp
Coarse Black Pepper 1 Tbsp
Brown Sugar 1 Tbsp
Granulated Garlic 2 Tbsp
Paprika 2 Tbsp
Oregano 1 Tbsp
Shiner Bock 2 cans

Sauce:
Butter Melted 1/4 c
Yellow onion thin sliced 2 ea
Black Pepper 1 tsp
Kosher salt 1 Tbsp
Beef Stock 1/4 c
Dry Sherry 1/4 c
Shiner Bock 1/2 c

Directions:
Directions:
1. Prepare smoker or Green Egg with hardwood charcoal and get to 250 degrees.
2. Season ducks with kosher salt, black pepper, brown sugar, paprika, garlic and oregano. Let stand at room temperature for one hour.
3. Empty 1/2 of the Shiner Bock beer cans and place beer can in the cavity of the duck.
4. Using the beer can as a stand place ducks on smoker and cook @ 250 degrees for 3 1/2 hours.
5. While ducks are cooking the sauce can be made. Place melted butter in sauce pan over medium high heat. Add onions and caramelize for minutes. Add salt, pepper, beef stock, sherry and beer and reduce by 1/3.
6. Carve ducks into quarters and cover with sauce.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
4 Hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This pairs very well with a wild mushroom risotto or roasted baby new potatoes with Brussel sprouts and grilled asparagus.

 

 

 

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