These simple tacos allow everyone to pick and choose their favourite fillings for a fun and informal dinner.

PREP TIME: 30 min | COOK TIME: 10 min | SERVES: 4



For Smoky Chilli Chicken Tacos

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

To serve

  • 2 chicken breasts, cut into 1cm strips
  • 1 tomato, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 50 g feta, crumbled
  • 1 avocado, sliced


For Jerk Pork Tacos

  • 2tsp jerk seasoning
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 250g pork fillet, cut into 1cm strips

To serve

  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 lime, juice only
  • 1 gem lettuce, finely shredded
  • 50 g Cheddar cheese, grated
  • ½ bunch coriander, roughly torn


For Prawn, Mango And Avocado Tacos

  • 200 g king prawns
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

To serve

  • 1 mango, sliced
  • Handful rocket
  • 150 ml sour cream
  • 12 crunchy tacos



For the chicken, combine the garlic, cumin, paprika and oil. Toss the chicken in the mixture and leave to marinate.

For the pork, combine the jerk seasoning and olive oil. Coat the pork in the mixture and leave to marinate. Toss the red onion in the lime juice and 1tsp salt and leave to marinate for up to 1 hr until lightly pickled.

For the prawns, toss them in the olive oil and season. Heat 3 frying pans and cook the chicken in one pan for around 5 mins, until cooked through, cook the pork in another pan for 5 mins, until cooked, and the prawns in the last pan for 3-5 mins, until pink all over.

Heat the taco shells according to the pack instructions. Serve the meat and fish in sharing-style dishes, along with the toppings, including the pickled onions, for everyone to help themselves to.



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Originally posted on Woman&Home.