Prawn Quesadilla

James Tanner gets creative with juicy prawns and smoked cheese in this tasty Mexican-style wrap
By James Tanner
Prawn Quesadilla
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  • Serves: 1
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 king prawns, shells removed, cleaned
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • ½ bunches coriander, chopped
  • 1 lime, juice only
  • 1 large tortilla
  • 80 g smoked cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 plum tomatoes
  • salt and black pepper

To serve

  • shredded lettuce
  • cider vinegar
  • soured cream
  • tomato salsa


1. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a hot non-stick frying pan, and fry the prawns for 3-4 minutes. Add the sliced avocado, coriander and lime juice.

2. Heat another pan with the remaining oil and cook the tortilla, turning frequently, until it's puffed and golden.

3. Spoon the prawn mixture over the tortilla, fold in half, and sprinkle with the cheese and tomatoes. Cover and cook for 30 seconds on a low heat.

4. Cut in half and serve on a bed of lettuce, which has been drizzled with cider vinegar. Serve with sour cream and salsa.

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