Sticky Smoked Orange Duck

Indulge in a succulent and flavorful dish with this mouth-watering smoked duck recipe! The honey and orange marinade, infused with garlic and ginger, provides a subtle sweetness that pairs perfectly with the smoky flavor from the cherry wood. Perfect for any special occasion or dinner party!


1 Large duck

½ Cup honey/maple syrup

1 Large orange

1 Tbsp kosher flake salt

1 Tsp garlic

1 Tsp ginger

 Cup soy

 Cup sesame oil


Prep time: 10 mins

Cook time: 4-5 hours

Total time: 16 hours

Wood blends: cherry

Step 1: Mix ¼ cup honey/maple syrup, 1 table spoon salt, 1/3 cup soy, 1/3 cup sesame oil

Step 2: Pat the duck dry and prick the skin (be careful not to pierce the meat)

Step 3: Place the duck onto an upside down Bradley tray and apply the marinade all over. Lastly refrigerate uncovered for 12 hrs

Step 4: Take the duck out of the refrigerator and wipe off any salt/marinade. Pat the skin dry

Step 5: Set the Bradley to 150ºF, when the Bradley is at temp put the duck in (laying on a tray breast up or hanging). This is only for the first hour, your duck should have some colour now

Step 6: While the duck is in the smoker mix ¼ honey/maple syrup, 1 x teaspoon garlic, 1 teaspoon ginger, ½ an orange juice

Step 7: Turn the Bradley up to 250ºF and baste. You want to baste the duck every hour until it reaches 170ºF internal

Step 8: Pre heat your oven to 500ºF. Place your duck onto a tray and put into the oven for 3-5mins or until the skin is crispy

Step 9: Let your duck rest for 10mins

Step 10: EAT!

Created by Brandon Tobias


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