Prawn tacos

Prawn tacos

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Prep: 20 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 4
An easy prawn recipe that you'll want to make again and again

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal353
  • fat19g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs24g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre4g
  • protein24g
  • salt1.57g
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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
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    Olive oil

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  • juice 1 lime



    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • pinch chilli flakes
  • dash of Tabasco sauce
  • 400g raw peeled prawn



    There are thousands of different species of prawn, but tiger, king and North Atlantic are the…

  • 8 tacos shells
  • ½ iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 200ml tub low-fat guacamole
  • 200ml tub half-fat soured cream
  • 200ml tub salsa


  1. Mix the oil, lime juice, garlic, chilli and a dash of Tabasco. Stir in the prawns and set aside for 5 mins. Heat the tacos according to pack instructions.

  2. Tip the prawns and the marinade into a frying pan and fry for 2 mins until the prawns turn pink and are cooked through. Spoon into the warm tacos, add some lettuce and serve with guacamole, soured cream and salsa.

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14th Jul, 2011
If going to the effort of cooking raw prawns, why not make guacamole from scratch
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