Prawn Taco & Cabbage Slaw

These quick and easy prawn tacos are a definite crowd pleaser! Whipped up in 15 minutes, these tacos are a go-to for any last minute Christmas potlucks or when you’re craving a little crustacean tucked in a toasty tortilla blanket.


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  • Servings: 4 - 6 pax

  • Time: 15 mins

  • Skill: Easy


  1. 20 large Prawns

  2. 10 cloves Garlic

  3. 1 tbsp Gochugaru/red pepper flakes

  4. ½ tbsp Paprika

  5. Zest and juice of 1 lemon

  6. 4 tbsp Olive oil

  7. 1 tsp Salt

Taco Toppings:

  1. 6-8 Tortillas

  2. 1 Cup Greek Yoghurt

  3. 1 handful chopped Cilantro

  4. Zest and juice from 1 lime

  5. 5 cloves Roasted Garlic (mashed)

  6. Salt to taste

Cabbage Slaw:

  1. ½ head Cabbage (thinly sliced)

  2. 1 whole Red onion (thinly sliced)

  3. 1 handful Chopped Cilantro

  4. Zest and Juice of 1 lime


  1. To a mixing bowl, add prawns, garlic, red pepper flakes, paprika, zest and juice of lemon, olive oil, salt, mix well and leave to marinate until time to cook.

  2. In another small mixing bowl, add greek yoghurt, chopped cilantro, zest and juice of 1 lime, garlic powder, salt, mix well and set aside.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, add in thinly sliced cabbage, red onion, chopped cilantro and the zest and juice of 1 lime. Mix evenly and you will get a nice cabbage slaw.

  4. On a grill pan or grill, grill shrimp for 45 seconds on each side until charred and cooked through.

  5. Once done, it's time to assemble. On a toasted tortilla, add cabbage slaw, yoghurt sauce and grilled prawns. Serve with extra sauce and slaw on the side.

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