Mad Max’s Mallard


  • 2 ducks (4 wild duck breasts) skinned and filleted from bones
  • 4 strips of bacon
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 small box of mushrooms, washed and sliced
  • ½ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup olive oil

Preheat oven to 375 degrees, wrap bacon around duck breast fillets and secure bacon with toothpicks and place in a shallow glass baking pan. Add onions and mushrooms and the vinegar to the pan. Slowly pour the olive oil over the duck and loosely cover the pan with aluminum foil. Bake for 60 to 90 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste. Yield’s enough for 4 Coots Unlimited members.