Taco is a traditional Mexican dish which consist of tortilla with fillings such as meat, seafood or vegetables. It is served everywhere in Mexico in small vans and is quite popular. Making tacos at home is always fun and interactive, more so when cooking the tacos from scratch on an indoor grill where everyone can sit on the table and make their tacos à la minute. This recipe is cooked using the Tefal Power Grill, the perfect appliance to enjoy grilled food in a convivial setting. The Power Grill comes with the iconic Thermo-Spot to let you know when to start cooking and a 2-in-1 plate which makes it easy to grill and sear your favourite ingredients at the same time.
Chef: Justine Schofield
Time: 15 minutes
8 prawns, peeled, deveined, tail in tact
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp smoked paprika
1 tbsp chipotle in adobe chilli sauce
1 tsp ground coriander
pinch of salt
1 Juice and zest of a lime
2 tbsp sour cream
2 sprigs coriander
½ onion, finely chopped
½ an avocado
4 mini tortillas, to serve
Preheat a grill plate or BBQ.
To make the marinade, combine the chipotle, paprika, ground coriander, oil, pinch of salt and lime zest. Coat the prawns in the marinade and set aside for a few minutes to marinade.
For the salsa, pound the coriander stalks, half the onion and a pinch of salt in a mortar and pestle. Squeeze the avocado flesh into the mortar and pestle and mash together with lime juice.
Place the marinated prawns on the hot grill and cook for a minute and heat the tortillas at the same time. Turn the prawns and cook for a further minute.
To serve, place the avocado salsa on the warmed tortillas, top with prawns, some sour cream loosened with a little water and a sprinkle of onion and coriander.