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Chipotle Duck Tacos with Charred Corn

Prep Time

    •    Prep time: 25 minutes
    •    Cook time: 20 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 4


    •   4 Luv-a-Duck Fresh Duck Breasts
    •   1 Tblsp Luv-a-Duck Duck Fat, melted
    •   2 cobs of corn, husks removed
    •   10 pack corn or flour tortillas
    •   1 Tblsp chipotle seasoning
    •   1 Tblsp lime juice
    •   Lime wedges to serve

Chipotle Mayonnaise:

    •   1 cup mayonnaise
    •   1 Tblsp chipotle seasoning
    •   1 Tblsp lime juice

Cabbage Salad:

    •   1/4 green cabbage, thinly sliced
    •   1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
    •   1/2 cup pickled coriander leaves
    •   1 Tblsp lime juice
    •   2 tsp olive oil


  1. Heat a char-grill pan over medium-high heat. Brush the corn with duck fat and cook for 10-15 minutes, turning regularly, until corn is charred and tender.
  2. Make cabbage salad by combining cabbage, red onion and coriander in a bowl. In a small jar, shake together lime juice and olive oil with salt and pepper to taste. Pour over cabbage and toss to combine.
  3. In a separate small bowl, make chipotle mayonnaise by combining mayonnaise, chipotle seasoning and lime juice.
  4. Pat duck skin dry, score the skin and sprinkle with chipotle seasoning. In a medium pan over moderate heat, place the duck breasts skin side down into the pan and cook for 5 minutes or until skin is golden. Turn over and cook for a further 2 minutes. Place duck in oven and roast at 190 °C for 8-10 minutes. Remove from heat and rest for 5 minutes before slicing.
  5. Using a sharp knife, cut the kernels from the cob. Heat tortillas in the microwave according to pack instructions. Top tortillas with cabbage salad, corn, duck and a drizzle of chipotle mayonnaise. Serve with lime wedges.

This great family recipe is thanks to Luv-A-Duck Recipes at


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