duck cakes with nopalito cactus sauce

1 servings
Whole duck
Yellow onions; thinly sliced
Red onions; thinly sliced
1 bunch Leeks; thinly sliced
1 bunch Green onions; thinly sliced
Whole eggs
  Salt and pepper
  Clarified butter; for frying
Strips bacon
3 tablespoons Onion; chopped
2 cups Nopales; cleaned and diced
1 teaspoon Garlic; chopped
3 tablespoons Vinegar; (rice, herb, pepper
  ; and fruit)
4 tablespoons Sugar
1 teaspoon Chili paste
Limes; Juice of


Wash, season and cook duck at 350 degrees until completely done (approximately l ½ hours) and falling off the bone. When duck is cool, separate skin from meat and grind the skin. Shred the meat very fine. Mix with the sliced onions, eggs, ground duck skin and salt pepper. Shape into desired size patties and pan fry until crisp in clarified butter.


In sauce pan, cook bacon until crisp. Discard excess fat. Add ½ of the nopales, garlic and onions and cook for approximately 1 to 2 minutes. Set aside. In same pan, add sugar and vinegar. Reduce until thick and slightly caramelized. Add chili paste and the lime juice toss with reserved nopales.

Serve as a side dish, with rice or as a sauce.

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Recipe by: CHEF DU JOUR SHOW #DJ9186 Converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

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