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Prawn tacos with Coleslaw

Chipotle Marinated Prawn Taco with Creamy Coleslaw
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

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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