• Exercise
  • Food
  • Wellbeing
  • Health Check
  • Health Insights
  • Healthy Living
  • Body
  • Food
  • Mind
  • Health Guide
  • Healthcare
  • Using Your Cover
  •  
     

    Duck tacos with cherry salsa recipe

    Add a fresh, fruity twist to this Mexican favourite - delicioso!

    Serves: 4

    Ingredients

    2 teaspoons each ground coriander and smoked paprika


    1 teaspoon each ground chilli and ground cumin


    1 tsp salt


    4 duck breasts


    12 mini flour tortillas


    1 avocado


    1 lime, juiced


    Cherry Salsa


    1½ cups pitted fresh cherries, coarsely chopped


    ½ small red onion, finely chopped


    ¼ cup finely chopped coriander


    1 jalapeno or long green chilli, finely chopped


    1 lime, juiced


    Method

    1. Combine spices and salt in a wide shallow bowl and coat duck breasts in the spice mixture.


    2. Place duck breasts skin-side down in a cold, large frying pan, turn the heat onto low-medium and cook, rendering the fat, for 10 minutes until the skin is golden and the fat has rendered.


    3. Increase heat to medium-high. Turn the duck breasts over and cook for a further 5 minutes or until cooked to your liking.


    4. Transfer the duck to a plate and cover loosely with foil. Set aside to rest for 5 minutes.


    5. Mash avocado in a bowl with lime juice and season with salt, set aside


    6. To make the cherry salsa combine ingredients in a bowl and season to taste.


    To assemble the tacos


    1. Spoon avocado down the centre of warmed tortillas.


    2. Slice duck breasts and divide among tortillas.


    3. Top with cherry salsa to serve.


    Recipe supplied by australiancherries.com.au

    Recommended Reading

    Rainbow salad recipe

    A beautiful salad to brighten your day.

    Read more

    Pineapple gingerbread crumble recipe

    Cosy up with this beautifully warm, sweet treat.

    Read more

    Carrot and avocado salad with seeds recipe

    A light and nutritious salad, perfect for lunch.

    Read more

    5 ways to prevent fussy eating in kids

    Tips for making meal time a happy occasion.

    Read more

    Will’s shepherd’s pie recipe

    Warm, comforting and deliciously full of flavour.

    Read more

    Pineapple, prawn and quinoa fried rice recipe

    A light, delicious and oh-so-pretty feast.

    Read more