Texas Wild Duck Gumbo From Tony Burke

Recipe: Texas Wild Duck Gumbo From Tony Burke

Ingredients :

  • 2 Wild ducks
  • 2 Celery stalk
  • 1 Small onion; sliced
  • 2 sm Carrots; diced
  • 1 tb Salt
  • 1 ga Water
  • 1 1/4 c Vegetable oil
  • 1 c Flour
  • 2 c Onion; chopped
  • 2 c Celery; chopped
  • 1/2 tb Black pepper
  • 1/4 ts Red pepper
  • 1 lb Smoked sausage
  • 24 Oysters
  • 1/2 c Scallions; sliced
  • 1 c Bell peppers; chopped

Instructions :

  1. In large pot combine ducks, 2 stalks celery, one small onion (sliced), diced carrots, salt, and gallon water. Bring to a boil and simmer for 3 hours, from time to time skimming off the foam.
  2. To Make the Gumbo– Make the roux of flour and vegetable oil until dark and brown. Add the bell peppers, red and black pepper, celery, and onions. Remove the ducks from the stock and reduce the broth to 2-1/2 quarts. Strain and pour over the roux. Simmer the gumbo for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove all the meat from the bones, dice in 1/2-inch squares, and add to the gumbo. Broil the sausage, slice, and also add to the soup. Add the oysters and scallions at last and bring to a boil. Serve over rice with Tabasco sauce as needed.

Number of servings (yield): 3

Meal type: lunch

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

My rating: 4 stars:  ★★★★☆ 1 review(s)