New Recipe: Spicy Prawn Tacos

With Easter a week away why not embrace the meat-free Good Friday and whip up these Spicy Prawn Tacos?

Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 600g fresh prawns, peeled & deveined
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 iceberg lettuce, washed & leaves separated
  • 2 roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 red cabbage, finely sliced
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1 baby fennel, finely diced
  • 1/2 bunch coriander, roughly chopped
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • Sea salt & pepper, to taste


  1. In a large bowl combine the prawns with cumin, paprika, garlic powder, juice of one lime and olive oil. Toss to combine and set aside for 1 hour.
  2. In a large bowl combine tomato, cabbage, carrot, fennel, coriander and avocado. Season well and toss to combine.
  3. Heat a frying pan or barbeque grill to high heat and quickly cook the prawns for a couple of minutes each side until cooked through and golden.
  4. To serve: take a lettuce leave and top with prawns and salad.

Recipe developed with the assistance of Melinda Benstead, TNN Recipe Developer & Expert LCHF Baker. Learn more in Meet Min here.

Image by Sarah Craven Photography.

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