Wild Duck Gumbo Recipe

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  • 2 (4 pound) wild ducks, cut up
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 pound smoked sausage, sliced
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped green pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced celery
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can stewed tomatoes
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 quarts water
  • Hot cooked rice
  1. In a Dutch oven over medium heat, brown duck in batches in oil. Remove and set aside. Discard all but 2/3 cup drippings. Add flour to drippings; cook and stir over medium heat until brown, 12-14 minutes. Add sausage, onion, green pepper, celery, parsley and garlic. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. ADd next eight ingredients; mix well. Add duck; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 60-75 minutes or until duck is tender. Remove duck. Cool. Debone and cut into chunks; return to pan. Simmer 5-10 minutes or until heated through. Remove bay leaves. Serve with rice.