Chancham Spiced Tamarind and Minced Turkey tacos

Created by our friends at Chancham this delicious recipe is perfect for the family with a kick of tasty heat

  • Serves: 4
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Fry the mince in wok or large frying pan for about 5 mins

Make well in centre of pan, moving mince to sides and add oil and fry onions for 2 mins. Then add garlic and cook for further 2 minutes. Then mix well with mince and cook till lightly browned.

Add chancham spiced tamarind marinade and cook for a further 3-4 mins.

Roughly chop the avocado and place in bowl. Peel tomato (score with sharp knife and cover with just boiled water for 1 min) and deseed and chop into 1 cm cubes. Place all ingredients in bowl and mix.

Mix all salsa ingredients in a bowl.

Fill tacos with mince, salsa and guacamole and finish with finely sliced Chinese leaf or lettuce of choice!


For Mince

  • 400g Lean Turkey Mince
  • 2 portions chancham Spiced Tamarind Marinade
  • ½ med red onion – diced
  • 1 small clove garlic - finely chopped
  • 2 tsp extra virgin rapeseed oil

For chancham Guacamole

  • 1 just ripe Hass Avocado
  • 1 tsp chancham pepper sauce
  • ½ large tomato – peeled and deseeded
  • juice of ¼ lime
  • rind of ½ lime
  • generous pinch of Maldon

For Salsa

  • 2 Large tomatoes – diced
  • ½ tsp chancham pepper sauce
  • ½ Medium red onion - diced
  • 6 slices of ‘tamed’ jalapenos – chopped
  • 1 heaped tbsp tomato ketchup
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Nutritional values per portion

Energy 0Kcals
Protein 0g
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Carbs 0g
Sugars 0g
Salt 0g
Fibre 0g