Jerk Duck Nachos with Sweet and Spicy Pairings

Regardless if you love football or not everyone loves the snacks. We reimaged the traditional nachos dish. We found a recipe for Jerk Duck Nachos.


Jerk Duck Nachos with Sweet and Spicy Pairings


Jerk Duck

  • 2 duck breasts
    • 2 tablespoons jerk seasoning
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
    • 1 tablespoon honey
    • 1 tablespoon lime juice
    • Salt and pepper to taste


  • 1 cup shredded jerk duck meat
    • 1 bag tortilla chips
    • 1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar or Mexican blend)
    • 1/2 cup diced pineapple
    • 1/4 cup diced red onion
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    • 1/4 cup sliced jalapenos (optional)
    • 1/4 cup sour cream (optional)
    • Lime wedges for serving


Duck Breast Steps

  1. Preheat your grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.

    • Score the skin of the duck breasts in a crisscross pattern, being careful not to cut into the meat.

    • In a small bowl, mix the jerk seasoning, olive oil, soy sauce, honey, lime juice, salt, and pepper.

    • Rub the jerk seasoning mixture all over the duck breasts, making sure to coat them evenly.

    • Place the duck breasts on the grill or grill pan, skin side down, and cook for about 4-5 minutes, or until the skin is crispy and browned.

    • Flip the duck breasts and continue cooking for another 4-5 minutes

    • Remove the duck breasts from the grill and let them rest for a few minutes before slicing.

    • Shred duck breast meat

      Nacho Steps

  2. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).

    • Spread a layer of tortilla chips on a baking sheet or oven-safe dish.

    • Sprinkle half of the shredded jerk duck meat evenly over the chips.

    • Sprinkle half of the shredded cheese over the duck meat.

    • Repeat the layers with the remaining duck meat and cheese.

    • Add diced pineapple, red onion, and jalapenos on top.

    • Place the baking sheet or dish in the preheated oven and bake for about 10-15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

    • Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes.

    • Garnish with fresh cilantro and dollops of sour cream if desired.

    • Serve the jerk duck nachos warm with lime wedges on the side for squeezing over the top.


Serve with a fruity or off-dry red wine. Enjoy!

Wine Pairing Recommendation

Looking for the perfect vino to complement your Jerk Duck Nachos ? We've got some delicious recommendations!

2022 Ward Four Barbera, Mendocino County, Ukiah District, CA
NV Cocchi Brachetto D'acqui DOCG Sparkling
NV Sip & Share 7 Words Wine Collection"Abundance" Sweet Red
NV The Black Chook Sparkling Shiraz, McLaren Vale, Fleurieu, South Australia

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Happy snacking (and cheering)!

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