Sorrel Glazed Grilled Duck 

Here’s what you need 

1 whole duck – cut down the middle into halves 

4-6 fresh limes 

1c Sorrel concentrate 

¼ c Brown sugar 

3 Bay leaves 

¼ c Balsamic vinegar 

6 Garlic cloves (smashed)

5 Ginger slices 

2 tbsp Salt 

½ tbsp Black Pepper 


½ c Sorrel concentrate 

2 tbsp Balsamic vinegar 

1/8 c White rum 

¼ c BBQ sauce 


Let’s make it 

Prepare the glaze 

  • In a sauce pan on low heat, add bay leaf, cinnamon, balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, sorrel concentrate and white rum.
  • Stir and let reduce 
  • Add salt and black pepper to taste 

Grill the Duck 

  • In a large bowl, place the duck and cover with water 
  • Squeeze the lime juice in and mix well 
  • Let soak for 1 hour 
  • Remove duck from the lime water bath and place in a large pot on medium heat – cover with water 
  • Add sorrel concentrate, bay leaves, balsamic vinegar, garlic and ginger 
  • Allow to steam for 10 – 15 mins to absorb flavors 
  • Remove from mixture and pat dry 
  • Season with salt and black pepper 
  • Preheat grill to 280 degrees 
  • Place duck bone side down for about 30 mins and allow to cook 
  • Flip on the other side for another 30 mins 
  • Turn and glaze on both sides 
  • Remove duck from the grill unto a board or tray and pour remaining glaze over the entire duck 
  • Let sit for 30 mins before serving 
  • Good anytime of the year!