Smoked Duck with Mandarin Soy Glaze

Budget BBQ – Smoked Duck with Mandarin Soy Glaze


Dry the duck’s skin and season with 1:1 salt and pepper ratio. Baste the duck with a mixture of 1 tbsp low sodium soy sauce and 2 tbsp of honey. Slice one medium sweet onion and three mandarin oranges and stuff the duck.

Smoke at 275° until the breast reaches 155°, then glaze the duck with the recipe below.

Continue smoking until the duck reaches 165° in the breast. Prick the skin of the duck with a meat thermometer multiple times to allow the fat to render out some.

Rest for 10-15 minutes and enjoy!

Glaze Recipe

Combine the following:

  • Juice from 1 Mandarin orange
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

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