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Spicy prawn tacos  recipe

Spicy prawn tacos recipe

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  • Serves 2
  • 10mins to prepare, 5mins to cook
  • 454 calories / serving


  • 200g raw king prawns
  • 1 red chilli, chopped
  • juice 1 lime
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 avocado, peeled, stoned and sliced
  • handful cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • ¼ iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 4 corn tortillas
  • sour cream to serve
If you don't have any limes, try a lemon instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    22g 31%
  • Saturates

    7g 33%
  • Sugars

    4g 4%
  • Salt

    1.5g 26%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 37.5g Protein 27g Fibre 9.8g


  1. Mix the prawns with half the chilli and half the lime juice and garlic, allow to stand for 5 minutes. Put the remaining chilli, lime juice, avocado, tomatoes and onion in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Heat a griddle pan until hot, cook the prawns for 1-2 minutes on each side, or until they turn pink. Pile on to the tortillas with the lettuce, a spoon of salsa and a dollop of soured cream. Eat immediately.

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