Prawn Tacos


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20 mins (prep 10, cooking 10)
12 ingredients
4 servings
Many people stay away from eating Prawns thinking they are high in cholesterol. Whilst this is true prawns are actually a source of good cholesterol which can help bring down the bad cholesterol. Prawns are also a rich source of selenium which helps prevent the growth of cancer cells, calcium for the bones, vitamin E for the skin, vitamin B 12 for memory and cardiac health and protein. Taco's are typically a meat dish but as I only eat meat or chicken once or twice a week I have ualtered the recipe to accommodate prawns. This is satisfying meal and combines the health benefits of the prawns with those of the avocado. If you wanted to be super healthy omit the tacos and serve on leaves of lettuce. Enough preaching of the health benefits....I know if you give this a try you will be hooked and will add this to your weekly repertoire. 

Categories:  low-calorie , <-30-mins , main-dish , mexican , quick , low-in... , time-to-make ,
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Nutrition

Serving Size (140.7 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 137.41 Calories from Fat 42.48
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4.72g 29.05%
Saturated Fat 2.33g 46.55%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 136.94mg 182.58%
Sodium 528.98mg 88.16%
Total Carbohydrate 10.73g 14.31%
Dietary Fiber 3.62 g 57.95%
Sugars 1.79 g %
Protein 14.86g 118.9%
Vitamin A 609.87IU% Vitamin C 20.4mg%
Calcium 257.35mg% Iron 3.8mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
ground cumin
 

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