Fried Prawn Tacos


  • 1 packet soft tortilla taco shells
  • 12 whole king prawns, body shells removed, heads and tail still intact 
  • Panko bread crumbs
  • Plain flour
  • Eggs 
  • 2 avocados 
  • 1 truss tomato 
  • 1/4 cup coriander 
  • 1 tbs diced pickled jalapeños 
  • 1 lime 
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 truss tomato 
  • 1 red shallot
  • Coriander, to serve
  • Limes, to serve 
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Oil, for frying 


  1. Preheat your oil.
  2. Coat the prawns in flour first, then egg, then the panko breadcrumbs and fry until golden. Drain and cool.
  3. Mix the avocado with diced tomato, jalapeños, coriander, lime and season to taste.
  4. To make the salsa, dice the tomato, shallot and cucumber finely and season with salt pepper and olive oil.
  5. Serve tacos with extra coriander and a squeeze of lime.
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