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Seared Duck Breasts

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

10 Minutes




Score with these smokin' duck breasts. These freshly scored duck breasts are generously seasoned with Traeger Big Game Rub and seared over sweet and rich cherry pellets. Don't miss out on this winning recipe.


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Units of Measurement:


  • 3 Duck Breasts

  • 3 Ounce Traeger Big Game Rub


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set temperature to High and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal results, set to 500℉ if available.
  • 2

    Season bottom of duck breasts with Traeger Big Game Rub. Score the top of the breasts and season with rub.


    • 3 Duck Breasts

    • 3 Ounce Traeger Big Game Rub

  • 3

    Allow duck breast to rest for 10 minutes.
  • 4

    Grill breasts skin side down for 4 minutes. Flip and grill another 4 minutes on the other side.

    Grill500 ˚F

  • 5

    Pull breasts from grill when they reach an internal temperature of 130℉ (for medium rare). The duck will continue to cook and should reach a final internal temperature around 135℉.
  • 6

    Let rest 10 minutes before slicing. Enjoy!