Duck Burger Recipe

Duck Burger Recipe

One of the benefits to raising Muscovy Ducks is their meat. Unlike other ducks, Muscovy have a lean, and delicious red meat. Today I am sharing how we turn our off cuts of Muscovy duck into a juicy, delicious duck burger recipe. 

Course Main Course
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 lb Muscovy Duck Meat
  • 1 lb Bacon
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/4 Cup Bread Crumbs
  • 1 tsb Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Liquid Smoke optional


  1. In a small bowl, combine dry ingredients and set aside. 

    Duck Burger Recipe
  2. Using a meat grinder, I use a KitchenAid Attachment, grind your duck meat and bacon. Since Muscovy is a very lean meat, the bacon adds in fat to keep the burger nice and juicy. If you prefer a leaner burger, you can omit the bacon. 

    Duck Burger Recipe
  3. Once meat is ground, add in dry ingredients and eggs. 

    Duck Burger Recipe
  4. Mix until well combined. 

    Duck Burger Recipe
  5. Divide meat into 4 equal portions and form into patties. 

    Duck Burger Recipe
  6. Grill on medium, high heat for 10 - 15 minutes, or until juices run clear.