Skip to Main Content
Seared Duck Breasts

Seared Duck Breasts

By Traeger Kitchen

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.

Prep Time

15 Min

Cook Time

10 Min




Number of People Serving


Activating this element will cause content on the page to be updated.
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

    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.

    500 ˚F / 260 ˚C


  • 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!

My Notes

In order to add notes for this recipe, you must log in or create an account.