Duck Fajitas Tacos

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Oregon Blues, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 14, 2011
    Central Oregon
    Now, about the rewards of going to all the work to raise and process meat birds.

    Last might I made duck fajitas tacos. Oh wow. You don't get that in a flash frozen microwave dinner from the grocery store.

    Fry up sliced onions and peppers with slices of duck. Serve on corn tortillas with avocado, sour cream, salsa, cheese, and shredded lettuce. Duck is unbelievably good in a taco.

    My "prep chef" has been complaining about de-boning raw duck. So this time, I roasted the duck first. The meat popped right off the bone super easy after it was cooked. I used one breast to make teriyaki duck and rice noodles. The rest of the duck was used to make duck fajitas.
  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

    Aug 20, 2010
    If you threw a dead duck at me and wanted it deboned I'd complain too! :lau Higher pay!

    The tacos sound delicious!!
  3. Haunted55

    Haunted55 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2012
    Central Maine
    Oh YUM!!!!
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    I have 4 Rouens my honey bought for pets, but they're now 3+ years old and I don't think he'd care if I butchered them. They eat way too much and I'm thinking they're gonna go soon............maybe this recipe can help him along? Thanks so much, it sounds yummy.

    Course, pretty much anything with avocado sounds yummy!
  5. wyoDreamer

    wyoDreamer Overrun With Chickens

    Nov 10, 2010
    Did you use any seasoning on the duck meat?
    But, I guess with the salsa you probably don't have to.

    Did you make the salsa also?
  6. erinszoo

    erinszoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 28, 2011
    North Central Oklahoma
    Sounds good! We have 8 fertile and growing duck eggs in the incubator right now so I'm on the lookout for stockpiling some duck recipes. Since the goal was always to be as self-sufficient as possible and raise our own food ... but these egg babies will be the first ducks we've actually processed ... if we get that far. Lol.
  7. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 14, 2011
    Central Oregon
    Just the red bell peppers and onions and a bit of salt on the duck. I made the salsa, but had to buy the tomatoes. I had a massive garden fail this year. My tomatoes are still green and it will be freezing outside very soon.

    When I have really good meat, I try to be subtle with the seasonings. I want the flavor of the meat to shine through,. Now supermarket hamburger is different. You want to disguise the flavor of that stuff. The home raised duck, on the other hand, is superb and I want to be able to taste duck.
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2012
  8. Nyssa03

    Nyssa03 Chillin' With My Peeps

    the fajitas sound great! Several times I have cooked duck in the crock pot --- then used the left-overs for tacos. We think they are much better than shredded beef or chicken.

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