Chili Prawn and Salsa Soft Tacos Recipe

Chilli Prawn Soft Tacos

This Old El Paso™ recipe makes 10 Prawn and Salsa Soft Tacos. Made using our Chili Spice Mix, this dish is a delicious twist on authentic Mexican soft tacos. Just add fresh ingredients like sour cream, green capsicum, prawns and coriander. It has all the flavours of Mexico with extra spice!
  • Total Time 15 Minutes
  • Spice Level Mild
  • Ingredients 12


  • Old El Paso™ Chili Spice Mix
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 400g green prawns
  • 3/4 cup (180ml) tomato juice
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 cucumber, finely diced
  • 1 green capsicum, finely diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh coriander, chopped, extra
  • 2/3 cup light sour cream
  • Old El Paso™ Mini Tortillas
  • 1 baby cos lettuce


  • Blend Spice Mix with olive oil in a medium sized bowl. Add prawns and toss to coat well. Heat oil in large frying pan. Add prawns to hot pan and cook for 2 - 3 minutes or until pink. Add tomato juice and lime juice and simmer for 1 minute.
  • Combine cucumber, capsicum and coriander to create a fresh salsa.
  • Mix extra coriander into sour cream until well combined.
  • For warm Soft Tacos, open Soft Taco pouch, discard Freshness Sachet. Microwave Soft Tacos in pouch on HIGH/1100 watts/100% power for 40 seconds* or remove from pouch, wrap in foil and heat in oven at 180ºC conventional (160°C fan forced) for 10 minutes.
  • *Times may vary depending on microwave wattage. Decrease time for fewer Tortillas. Increase time when using a microwave oven lower than 1100 watts.
  • Build your own Soft Tacos with lettuce, chili prawns, sour cream and fresh capsicum salsa.