Denise says:

  • Recreating restaurant style food is extremely popular especially since Covid has meant home cooks want to add some excitement to everyday dining.
  • This recipe is quick, easy, and unbelievably delicious. No cooking is required and the finest smoked salmon from The Manchester Smoked House will certainly provide the best dining experience!
  • Variations such as sweetcorn, shredded red cabbage, refried beans, black beans can be added to ring the changes and offer variety to suit the family preferences.


  • 12 Taco Shells
  • 2 avocadoes – destoned, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic- peeled and crushed
  • Juice and zest 1 lime
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 red chilli – finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
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  • 2 spring onions – finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons fresh coriander – finely chopped
  • 100g cherry tomatoes – finely chopped
  • 350g smoked salmon – roughly chopped
  • Garnish:
  • 1 lime zest – cut into julienne stripes
  • 1 red chilli- finely sliced
  • 100g smoked salmon – roughly chopped


  1. Place the avocado, garlic, juice and zest of lime, salt + pepper, chilli and paprika into the food processor.
  2. Whizz to produce a chunky paste. Remove and transfer to a bowl.
  3. Add the spring onions, coriander, cherry tomatoes and smoked salmon to the avocado puree.
  4. Spoon into the tacos just before serving or let your guests help themselves.
  5. Garnish:  Add lime zest, red chilli and smoked salmon on the top.