Baja Prawn Tacos Assembly Instructions

Baja Prawn Tacos Assembly Instructions

sara reillyNovember 05, 2021

Friday Funday, November 5, 2021


Prawns seasoned with baja spices, served with corn tortillas with orange cilantro slaw, mango pico and avocado. Served with casamiento black beans with green rice and elote street corn on the cob with cotija, lime and chipotle crema.

Assemblage Difficulty: 4 out of 10


  • 1 bag prawns
  • 1 container pico
  • avocado(s)
  • 1 bag corn
  • 1 bag cotija
  • 1 container crema
  • 1 pan rice and beans 
  • 1 container slaw
  • 1 container dressing
  • 1 lime
  • Tortillas


  • Preheat oven to 400 add 1-2 tablespoons of water to pan and recover, place covered pan of rice in oven and cook for 20-25 minutes or until 165 degrees. Alternatively rice can be transferred to a microwave safe dish and microwaved for a couple of minutes, stirring every 60 seconds until 165 degrees.
  • Heat a fry pan over medium high heat until a drop of water beads up and sizzles then add 1-2 tablespoons of a neutral cooking oil. Once oil shimmers add prawns shaking off excess marinade, careful not to crowd the pan. 
  • Warm tortillas in oven, wrapped in foil for last 10 or so minutes of rice cooking time unti warm and pliable. Alternatively you can wrap them in a towel and microwave for a minute or two flipping every 30 seconds until warm and pliable. 
  • Toss slaw with as much dressing as desired.


    • Divide tortillas on dinner plates, top with prawns, slaw, pico and avocado, garnish with a lime wedge if desired.
    • Serve rice and beans and corn on the dinner plate next to the tacos. Garnish corn with lime, cotija and crema as desired.