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Taco Tuesday: Mexican recipes for dinner tonight

When it comes to quick weeknight dinners, you can't go past a homemade taco. Simply gather together all your freshly chopped fillings and some lovely soft tortillas or crunchy shells, and you'll be on your way to a Mexican fiesta at home. Whether you prefer tender shredded chicken or spiced beef mice, there's a taco recipe for you. We've also got beautiful seafood dishes with crumbed fish fillets and fresh ceviche fillings. Or, try our vegetarian option packed full of hearty kumara. Whatever you feel like, let's make next Tuesday taco night.

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    Marinated sliced chicken in chilli and lime tacos

    For the ultimate Mexican dinner, try these flavoursome chicken tacos. The chilli and lime tacos are packed with sweet and sticky marinated chicken and topped with traditional Pico de Gallo for an authentic taste that packs a punch.

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    Crispy coconut fish tacos with pineapple salsa

    These delicious homemade Mexican tacos are jam-packed full of flavour from the crunchy coconut-crumbed fish fillets, to the sweet and zesty pineapple salsa. Your family will love getting hands-on with their dinner, too.

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    Pulled chicken with corn in nacho cheese tacos

    Whether you're after an impressive-looking dish to serve friends or just want a flavour-filled dinner that the whole family can enjoy, these pulled chicken nacho cheese tacos with charred corn and red cabbage salad will not disappoint!

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    Taco fiesta

    OK, you may not leap onto the dining table and proceed to belt out 'La Cucaracha' in your loudest voice, but one taste of this taco fiesta by Woman's Day, and you'll surely be tempted.

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    Slow cooker shredded beef tacos

    This fresh and easy beef taco recipe is a game-changer for when you need something simple and delicious for a busy midweek dinner. Throw the beef in the slow cooker in the morning and come home to a satisfying dinner on the table in minutes - and the leftovers (if there are any) make a perfect next-day work lunch.

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    Dessert tacos

    Put a sweet spin on traditional tacos by turning them into a decadent dessert. Quick and easy, they're the perfect end to any meal!

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    Crispy chicken tacos

    Perk yourself up tonight with these quick and tasty crispy chicken tacos. The whole family will love them!

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    Beef tacos with jalapeño crema

    The great thing about this dish, is being able to line up the ingredients and everyone makes their own taco to suit their taste. Try this zesty variation of crema with lime and jalapeno for an extra bit of heat.

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    Spiced fish tacos with slaw and avocado cream

    Make these fish tacos as spicy as you like by adjusting the cayenne pepper, and slathering them with fresh slaw and avocado cream. Ling, blue-eye, coral trout, or mahi maui are all perfect choices.

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    Chicken nugget tacos

    The addition of crunchy, golden chicken nuggets adds a much-welcome burst of texture to these Mexican tacos. Load them up with a zesty mayo and creamy homemade slaw for the ultimate flavour explosion.

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