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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


  • In a small bowl, combine dry ingredients and set aside. 
    Duck Burger Recipe
  • 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
  • Once meat is ground, add in dry ingredients and eggs. 
    Duck Burger Recipe
  • Mix until well combined. 
    Duck Burger Recipe
  • Divide meat into 4 equal portions and form into patties. 
    Duck Burger Recipe
  • Grill on medium, high heat for 10 - 15 minutes, or until juices run clear.