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Prawn tacos with coleslaw

Prawn tacos with Coleslaw

Rachi Fernandopulle
Chipotle marinated prawn taco with creamy coleslaw
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 people


  • Grill pan/ BBQ/ Flat pan


Prawn marinade

  • 1 tbsp Chipotle marinade Substitute with paprika or chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp Lemon/ Lime juice
  • 2 tbsp Oil Olive oil, Canola, vegetable
  • 1/4 tsp Salt Table salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper Black crushed
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Fresh Coriander leaves chopped
  • 200 g Prawns

Assembly components

  • 200 g Coleslaw Click the link below for coleslaw recipe
  • 2-3 Sprigs Fresh coriander leaves
  • 4 Tortilla wraps ( store-bought)


  • In a small bowl, add the prawns and all ingredients for the prawn marinade, mix well with a spoon until prawns are well coated with the marinade. Leave aside for 30 minutes to marinade.
  • Heat a grill pan/ flat pan on high heat add 1 tsp of Oil, Once well heated add the prawns into the pan and cook on the grill one side for 1-2 minute and the other side for 1-2 minute until cooked through and char marks are visible. Take off the heat once cooked.
  • Into the same pan, place the tortilla bread to heat up and the tortilla wraps also get a bit of charring ( maximum 30 seconds one side)


  • Place the heated tortilla bread on a flat surface, add coleslaw in the middle, then top it up with the grilled prawns finally garnish with coriander leaves


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