Baja avocado tacos with chipotle cream & pickled slaw

Baja avocado tacos with chipotle crema & pickled slaw

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  • 2 as a dinner, or 4 as a light lunch

A veggie take on a Californian Baja fish taco, with crispy battered avocado with a spicy crema. You could also use fish or other veg, like asparagus

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal574
fat34g
saturates17g
carbs50g
sugars10g
fibre8g
protein10g
salt1.1g
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Ingredients

For the baja avocado

For the slaw

For the chipotle crema

Method

  • STEP 1

    First, make the batter. Mix the flour, garlic, lime zest, white pepper, cumin and a pinch of salt in a large bowl. Whisk in the beer until you have a smooth batter, then set aside until needed.

  • STEP 2

    For the slaw, combine the radishes, cabbage, red onion and coriander in a bowl. Whisk the vinegar, sugar or honey and a pinch of salt in another bowl. Pour over the veg, toss thoroughly and set aside.

  • STEP 3

    To make the crema, put all the ingredients in a blender or mini chopper and blitz until smooth.

  • STEP 4

    Heat the coconut oil in a saucepan with high sides. Drop in some batter after a few mins – if it sizzles and turns golden brown quickly, the oil is ready. Dip the avocado slices in the batter, shake off the excess and fry, one or two at a time for 30 secs or until lightly golden and crispy. Remove from the oil, drain on kitchen paper and season with salt.

  • STEP 5

    Warm the tortillas on both sides for 1-2 mins in a griddle or non-stick frying pan, then divide the slaw between them. Top with the avocado, drizzle over the crema and garnish with coriander leaves.

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