Explore the more bold, rich side of tacos with this sweet-spicy dish. The duck is simmered with a mix of garlic, onion, chipotle chilies, picante sauce and cumin, then paired with a light, sweet mango salsa.
For the tacos:
1 cup chopped onions
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tbsp. oil
1 tsp. ground cumin
2 1⁄2 cups slivered, cooked duck meat
1⁄2-3⁄4 cup picante sauce
2-3 chipotle chilies, chopped
For the mango salsa:
1 large mango, peeled and diced
1 red onion, diced
1⁄2 cup chopped cilantro
Fresh lime juice, to taste
Salt and pepper, to taste
12 soft corn tortillas, warmed
Chopped scallions, pico de gallo, and cilantro, for garnish
- In a skillet, sauté onion and garlic in oil for 5 min. Stir in cumin; sauté 3 min. longer.
- Add duck, picante sauce, and chipotle chilies to skillet. Simmer mixture over low heat for 15 min. for flavors to blend.
- Combine diced mango, red onion, cilantro, and lime juice for salsa. Add salt and pepper to taste.
- For service, fill 2 tortillas with duck mixture and fold over to enclose. Accompany with mango salsa and top with scallions, pico de gallo, and cilantro.