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These Prawn Tacos with Avocado and Lime Salsa are so fresh and good! There are a few steps but it all comes together easily once prepped. I suggest making the spice blend, mayo sauce and salsa before you cook the prawns so everything is ready to go. Once the prawns are cooked and the tortillas are heated, I like to serve the tacos immediately. It’s fun to set everything up and let people assemble their own especially for a gathering or family dinner.

TIP You can make these veggie or vegan tacos by using cooked tofu pieces or halloumi pieces in place of the prawns and sautéing with the Mexican Spice Blend in olive oil.

To make Mexican Spice Blend: In a small bowl mix together 2 tbsp cumin seeds, 1 tbsp ground cumin powder, 1 tbsp paprika, 1 tbsp smokey paprika, 1 tsp dried thyme, ½ tsp ground coriander powder (optional), 1 tsp sea salt (to taste), freshly ground black pepper (to taste) and ¼ tsp chili flakes (optional, to taste).

You can also use a store-bought Mexican Spice Blend. I like ones from the health food store as they have cleaner ingredients.