Lime & Chilli Tacos

These build your own lime and chilli tacos make for a quick and easy meal, perfect especially now, as the days heat up and get longer. 

Serve it as a meal or snack- at the pool, for the beach, at lunch or dinner- perfect anytime really.

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Lime & Chilli Beef Tacos

Vanilla Sugar

1/2 kg rump steak sliced in to strips

Salt to taste
A generous grind of fresh black pepper
1 tsp lemon pepper
2 tsps crushed garlic
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp freshly ground red chilli
Juice of 1 lime

Store bought taco shells

Marinate the steak in the spices for a few hours.
Heat about 2 tbls olive oil in a heavy based frying pan and add the steak.
Stir fry, then lower the heat slightly, cover and allow to cook till done.
Once again adjust to a higher heat and allow the steak to brown and the juices to sizzle.
Serve with taco shells which have been heated according to the cooking instructions on the box.

Guacamole:

1 avocado
1/2 tsp garlic
A few squirts of lime juice
Freshly ground salt & pepper to taste

Mash all above in a bowl.

To Serve:

Shredded lettuce
Sliced red onion
Sour cream
Guacamole
Sliced jalapeño 

To Assemble:

Place lettuce into the taco.
Top with steak.
Add some guacamole.
Drizzle on sour cream.
Sprinkle on some red onion slices.
Jalapeños to finish off or nibble on the side.

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