These prawn tacos topped with a spicy kiwi salsa are delightfully fresh and tasty. Either assemble and serve or put all the components on the table and let everyone make their own.

Prawn tacos

Prawn tacos
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Nutrition Facts
Prawn and kiwi tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 309 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 207mg69%
Sodium 660mg29%
Potassium 715mg20%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 614IU12%
Vitamin C 97mg118%
Calcium 167mg17%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Prawn and kiwi tacos

Delightfully fresh and tasty tacos
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4
Calories: 309kcal
Author: Zespri


  • Bowl
  • Griddle or frying pan


  • 300 g raw prawns
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 1/4 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander
  • 1 avocado ripe
  • 2 tbsp double cream
  • red wine vinegar splash
  • chopped coriander small splash
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 3 kiwis peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 small red pepper finely chopped
  • 1 cucumber finely chopped
  • 1/2 red onion peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 green chilli deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder


  • Add all the seasoning spices and lime zest to the prawns, mix and set to one side to marinade.
  • Mash the avocado with the cream, red wine vinegar and coriander and season. Set to one side.
  • In a separate bowl mix the kiwi with all the vegetables, lime juice, garlic pwoder and seasoning. Set to one side.
  • Heat a griddle or frying pan and add a little oil. Cook the prawns for a couple of minutes each side until they are cooked through. Meanwhile heat the tacos in the oven or heat them individually in a dry frying pan, cooking for a few seconds each side.
  • Serve each taco with a spoonful of avocado mixture, a few prawns and top with salsa.


Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 207mg | Sodium: 660mg | Potassium: 715mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 614IU | Vitamin C: 97mg | Calcium: 167mg | Iron: 3mg

Recipe courtesy of Zespri SunGold Kiwi


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