Duck Meat Burger with Strawberry Sauce

Indulge in the exquisite fusion of savory and sweet with the Duck Meat Burger with Strawberry Sauce.

This burger transcends the ordinary, offering a gourmet experience that tantalizes the palate with its succulent duck patty, perfectly complemented by a luscious strawberry sauce.

The fruit’s natural sweetness and slight acidity bring out the rich, gamey flavors of the duck, creating an irresistible symphony of tastes. Nestled within a soft, toasted brioche bun and accompanied by the subtle, peppery hints of arugula, this burger is an elegant culinary delight that’s as delightful to look at as it is to devour.


For the Duck Patty:

  • 4 duck breast fillets, ground
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, for searing

For the Strawberry Sauce:

  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, diced
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • 4 brioche buns, halved and toasted
  • Fresh arugula leaves
  • Sliced red onions
  • Optional: Goat cheese or brie slices


Preparing the Duck Patty:

  1. Combine ground duck with shallots, thyme, salt, and pepper.
  2. Form into 4 equal-sized patties.
  3. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add olive oil.
  4. Sear the patties for 5-6 minutes on each side or until they are cooked to your preferred doneness.
  5. Let them rest for a few minutes.

Making the Strawberry Sauce:

  1. In a saucepan, combine strawberries, balsamic vinegar, honey, and Dijon mustard.
  2. Cook over medium heat until the strawberries break down and the sauce thickens, about 8-10 minutes.
  3. Season with salt and pepper. Let it cool slightly.

Assembling the Burger:

  1. Spread a thin layer of strawberry sauce on the bottom half of each toasted brioche bun.
  2. Place a layer of fresh arugula on top of the sauce.
  3. Add the duck patty over the arugula.
  4. If using, place a slice of goat cheese or brie on top of the hot patty to melt slightly.
  5. Spoon more strawberry sauce over the cheese.
  6. Add a few slices of red onion for crunch and piquancy.
  7. Finish with the top half of the brioche bun.


  • This burger pairs beautifully with a light side, such as a frisée salad or sweet potato fries, to balance the rich flavors.


  • Preparation time: 25 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: 40 minutes


  • 4 decadent burgers


The Duck Meat Burger with Strawberry Sauce is not just a meal; it’s an unforgettable dining experience that captivates with every bite. Each element is carefully chosen to highlight the duck’s luxurious flavor, from the aromatic thyme to the tangy balsamic reduction found in the strawberry sauce.

With textures ranging from the tender duck to the crisp arugula and the creamy melt of cheese, it promises a satisfying crunch and melt in your mouth goodness.

This burger stands as a testament to the beauty of contrasting flavors, making it a must-try for those who revel in the art of fine food.