Prawn Tortillas With Chilli & Lime, Perfect For A Quick Easy Dinner

Jill Holtz

April 22, 2020

prawn tortillas with chilli and lime

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If you are looking for a quick easy dinner idea for the family then these Prawn Tortillas with Chilli & Lime are perfect. Even if they aren’t super keen on fish, most kids like prawns and messy-to-eat dinners are always a big hit too!

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Whenever we cook Mexican dishes at home, they are always a hit with my kids. The flavours are easy to rustle up with a few store cupboard ingredients. You can have it on the table in 20 minutes, really!

And you can also keep some frozen prawns and sweetcorn in your freezer and a tin of kidney beans in your pantry so you can make this recipe up any time.

Sometimes we just set out the makings on the table and let everyone help themselves, which means they can tailor to their tastes too.

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Prawn Tortillas With Chilli & Lime Recipe

Serves: 4 people
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes


  • 4 tortilla wraps
  • 2 x 180g packet frozen Jumbo Prawns (defrosted)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 red chilli
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 200g red kidney beans
  • 160g sweetcorn (canned or defrosted from frozen)
  • 1 avocado
  • Sour cream
  • Juice of 1 lime


  1. Finely chop the onion and chilli.
  2. Heat the oil and then cook the red onion, garlic and half the chilli for 5 minutes. Add the prawns and when they are pink add the kidney beans and sweetcorn. Warm everything through.
  3. In the meantime, griddle the tortilla wraps and mix the sour cream with the lime juice and the other half of the chilli.
  4. Slice the avocado and distribute between the wraps then cover with the prawns, sweetcorn and beans mix.
  5. Serve hot with the sour cream on the side.

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Prawn Tortillas With Chilli & Lime, Perfect For A Quick Easy Dinner

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Published On: April 22nd, 2020 / Categories: Food and Recipes / Last Updated: August 5th, 2021 / Tags: , , /

About the Author: Jill Holtz

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Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls

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