Wild Duck Gumbo Oct 27, 2003 14:13:29 GMT -6 Quote Select PostDeselect PostLink to PostMemberGive GiftBack to Top Post by April B. on Oct 27, 2003 14:13:29 GMT -6 Wild Duck Gumbo 2 wild ducks, skinned and cut up 1/2 cup cooking oil 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 1 lb smoked sausage, sliced 2 cups chopped onion 1 1/2 cups chopped green pepper 1 1/2 cups sliced celery 1 tbsp minced garlic 1 can (14 1/2 oz) stewed tomatoes 2 bay leaves 2 tbsp Worchestire sauce 1 1/2 teaspoons pepper 1 tsp salt 1 tsp dried thyme 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 quarts water hot cooked riceIn a Dutch oven over medium heat, brown duck in pieces a few at a time in oil. Remove and set aside. Discard all but 2/3 cup drippings.Add flour to drippings; cook and stir over medium heat till brown, 12-14 minutes.Add sausage, onion, green pepper, celery and garlic. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add next 8 ingredients, mix well.Add duck, bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 60-75 minutes or till duck is tender. Remove duck. Cool.Remove meat from bone and cut into chunks; return to pan. Simmer 5-10 minutes or until heated through.Remove bay leaves. Serve with rice.** I put the tabasco sauce out on the table for those of us who really want to "heat things up!!"