1/2 cup olive oil
1/3 cup lemon juice
1/3 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup Italian dressing
6 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried sage
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 pounds duck breast fillets
4 plum tomatoes, diced
1 white onion, finely chopped
1/3 cup fresh cilantro, minced 1 to 3 jalapeño peppers, minced
2 avocados, mashed 2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons sour cream 1 dozen flour tortillas
2 cups (8 ounces) grated Cheddar cheese  

Combine first nine ingredients in a shallow dish, stirring well. Add duck, adding cold water if necessary for marinade to cover meat. Chill 1 hour or overnight.

Combine tomato and next 3 ingredients in a small bowl; chill at least 30 minutes. Combine avocado, lemon juice, and sour cream, stirring well. Remove duck from marinade, reserving marinade.

Grill duck over high heat (400 - 450 degrees), basting with marinade.

Slice duck into ¼-inch-wide strips. Microwave tortillas between two plates at HIGH 1 minute.

Allow individuals to prepare their own fajitas using duck, tomato mixture, avocado mixture, tortillas, and cheese.

Yield: 4 Servings
David M. Brown, Plano, Texas

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