Duck,stuffed with duck sausage ,mango

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by moikel, Nov 9, 2011.

  1. moikel

    moikel Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    This was my throwdown entry,I threw it together didnt realise I was going up against "art" like that paella.It was just so pretty.Mine looked like it crash landed on the plate.[​IMG]

    Anyway my butcher makes a great duck sausage,duck meat,orange ,pistachio,spices,so I figured Id stuff that inside a duck make use of the start of mango season.

    So I  boned out a duck just left drumsticks & wings in brined it in mix of water,orange juice,blood orange juice ,white wine,garlic,szhuan pepper a cinamon stick,mango juice drink,salt.Left it overnight,then got ready to put the duck sausage in it after letting in rest in fridge ,patted dry. OK now, I got to sew this guy shut,but 4 sausages wasnt enough so I  added bacon cant go wrong there,mango,pistachio nuts,spritz  all that with mix of orange juice ,blood orange juice,mango /orange drink,brown sugar  & Bundaberg rum.

  2. moikel

    moikel Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    So got to close him up covered up seam with bacon. Sptitz again into MES for 2 1/2 hours over apple,spritz him every 30 min.Temp about 100c[​IMG]
  3. moikel

    moikel Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Out of MES,lovely colour ,probed sausages to make sure it was up to temp.[​IMG]
  4. moikel

    moikel Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Carving was harder than I  thought,made a  sauce from some orange marmalade that I  bought down the coast,leftover spritz,sherry vinegar.Pretty tasty still very rich even though I  pricked breast all over.Mango ,orange ,pistachios ,bacon not a bad combination.Bear view[​IMG]
  5. moikel

    moikel Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Missed a shot this was start.[​IMG]
  6. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★


    The stuffing sounds delicious, what a great combo of ingredients!

    And the color on the duck is just beautiful!

  7. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Nice...Mick, you have cooked/Smoked so many different and creative meats...I'm getting nervous for that Redheaded Chicken in your Avatar![​IMG]...JJ
  8. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    what a great idea it looks like an angry duck but a stuffed one
  9. moikel

    moikel Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Thats Kevin the King Parrot,on the deck looking back towards the diary farms due west at Greenwell Point.Not that meaty.[​IMG]

    I got the chicken satay idea from doing the duck but couldnt let on until throwdown was over. I got to do what I  have around me.No tri tip,brisket or Boston butt here but a lot of good product. Im on the trial of some camel,we ship tons of the stuff to Europe,in todays paper due to EU tariff ruling,who knew?

    Now that is truly the new frontier .[​IMG]
  10. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member


    Well I can say that your bird looks awesome and I have to make one before to long. It's on my list but I haven't done one yet.
  11. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Awesome color on that finished pic!!!!

    That's gotta really be tasty!!!!

    Thanks Moikel,


    [​IMG]   @  Jimmy for the "Redheaded Chicken" comment !!!  You're killing me Jimmy!!!
  12. moikel

    moikel Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Colour was good,duck & mango very popular here as a combo. It was tasty but they are fat little guys,not that I  can talk.[​IMG]  Mango season now in full swing although best fruit will be Xmas as the later varieties come on stream. Stone fruit will start soon so I will work them into something somehow.
  13. werdwolf

    werdwolf Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    ingenious and tasty looking.

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