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The exquisite Duck Tacos: A rich flavor you can’t-miss

Duck tacos are a culinary gem of Mexico and South America, renowned for their exquisite blend of fresh ingredients and rich flavors. These tacos feature tender slices of duck breast, meticulously marinated and grilled to golden perfection, all nestled in a crispy tortilla. The highlight of this dish lies in the perfect combination of sweet, fresh mango salsa and creamy sesame sauce, creating a unique and irresistible flavor profile. Duck tacos are not just a delectable dish but also a symbol of the rich culinary heritage of Mexico and South America, always captivating and leaving a lasting impression on diners.

The Ingredients that Define Duck Tacos

Duck tacos perfectly combine succulent duck breast, crispy tortilla, refreshing mango salsa, and creamy sesame sauce, creating a unique and enticing culinary experience.

Duck meat

Breast Duck

Duck meat is a nutritious food, particularly as a source of essential protein for the body. In this taco recipe, the duck component is typically duck breast, the most tender and flavorful part of the duck. Before being used in the dish, the duck breast is meticulously marinated to enhance its flavor.

The marinade ingredients include salt, pepper, garlic, and onion, and sometimes additional spices like oregano, seasoning powder, or paprika to further enhance the dish’s taste. After marinating, the duck is grilled to perfection, maintaining its tenderness and deliciousness, before being used as the filling in the tortilla.


Bánh tortilla

A tortilla is a flatbread made from corn or wheat flour, originating from the culinary traditions of Mexico and contemporary South American countries. The Aztecs and Mayans developed it by baking grain dough into a thin bread. Today, tortillas have become a significant part of Latin cuisine.

The crispy tortilla in duck tacos provides a delightful crunch. Making the tortilla involves mixing the ingredients into a dough, then kneading and working the dough to create a uniform mass. The dough is then divided into small portions, rolled into thin layers, and baked until crispy.

Mango Salsa

Salsa xoài

Mango salsa in duck tacos is an essential component, bringing fresh and enticing flavors to the dish. The ingredients typically include sweet ripe mango diced into small cubes, finely chopped jalapeno or other hot peppers for added heat, finely chopped onion, fresh cilantro finely chopped for aroma and color, salt and sugar to balance the sweet and savory flavors, lime juice to mellow and balance the taste, and minced garlic for its distinctive flavor. These ingredients are combined to create a colorful, fresh, and rich mango salsa that enhances the distinctive flavor of the duck tacos.

Sesame Cream Sauce

Sesame Cream Sauce

Sesame cream sauce in duck tacos typically has simple ingredients but offers a distinctive and appealing flavor. The main components include fresh cream for richness and smoothness, tahini for a robust and thick consistency, minced garlic for added aroma, lime juice or vinegar to mellow and balance the flavors, salt, and sugar to adjust the savory and sweet notes, and a bit of water for easier blending and the right consistency. These ingredients are meticulously combined to create a flavorful, creamy sesame sauce that perfectly complements the duck tacos.

How to Make Duck Tacos

How to Make Duck Tacos


To make duck tacos, you need the following ingredients:

Duck Meat

• Duck breast: 500g

• Marinade ingredients: Salt, pepper, minced garlic, minced onion, oregano, seasoning powder, paprika


• Tortillas: 10 pieces (corn or flour tortillas)

Mango Salsa

• Ripe mango: 1, diced

• Jalapeno or hot pepper: 1-2, finely chopped

• Onion: 1/2, finely chopped

• Cilantro: 1/2 cup, chopped

• Salt and sugar: To taste

• Lime juice: 2 tablespoons

• Garlic: 2 cloves, minced

Sesame Cream Sauce

• Fresh cream: 1/2 cup

• Tahini: 2 tablespoons

• Garlic: 1 clove, minced

• Lime juice or vinegar: 1 tablespoon

• Salt and sugar: To taste

• Water: 2-3 tablespoons

Additional Components

• Fresh greens: Lettuce, perilla leaves (optional)

• Fresh lime: Sliced

• Red chili: Sliced (optional)

Preparing the Ingredients

Duck Breast

• Clean the duck breast and pat dry.

• Marinate the duck breast with salt, pepper, minced garlic, minced onion, oregano, seasoning powder, and paprika. Let it sit for at least 30 minutes to absorb the flavors.

Mango Salsa

Salsa xoài

• Peel the ripe mango and dice it.

• Mix the mango with finely chopped jalapeno (or hot pepper), chopped onion, chopped cilantro, salt, sugar, lime juice, and minced garlic. Mix well and let it marinate.

Sesame Cream Sauce

• Combine fresh cream with tahini, minced garlic, lime juice (or vinegar), salt, sugar, and water. Stir until smooth and creamy. Adjust the consistency with more water if needed.

Preparation Steps

Grilling Duck Breast

• Preheat a grill pan or oven to high heat.

• Grill the duck breast for about 5-7 minutes on each side until the outside is golden and crispy while the inside remains tender.

• Remove the duck breast, let it cool slightly, then slice thinly.

Preparing Tortillas

• Warm the tortillas on a dry skillet or in the microwave until soft and warm.

Assembling the Perfect Duck Tacos

• Place a tortilla on a plate.

• Add a few slices of duck breast to the tortilla.

• Spoon a generous amount of mango salsa over the duck.

• Drizzle with sesame cream sauce.

• Add fresh greens and a slice of lime if desired.

• Fold the tortilla in half and enjoy.

The duck tacos, featuring succulent duck breast, crispy tortillas, refreshing mango salsa, and creamy sesame sauce, promise a delightful culinary experience. Visit Skylight Nha Trang to savor these exquisite duck tacos along with a myriad of other enticing dishes. With its elegant ambiance, attentive service, and diverse menu, Skylight Nha Trang guarantees an unforgettable dining experience. For the best service, please contact us using the information below:

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