Mexican Fiesta lamb steak tacos with slaw

Check out this recipe to learn how to go in the draw in win a Silver Ferns Farms' Mexican Hamper.

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Mexican Fiesta lamb steak tacos with slaw

Serves 2

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

1 pack Silver Fern Farms lamb steaks
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
150g red cabbage, sliced thinly
1 green onion, trimmed and sliced
½ capsicum, seeds removed, thinly sliced
3 limes, 2 juiced and 1 to serve
1 avocado
½ tsp hot sauce/Tabasco
Pinch of chipotle powder
2 Tbsp coriander
1 Tbsp mayonnaise
1 Tbsp Greek yoghurt
6 small tortillas
Green chilli and coriander to serve

Remove Silver Fern Farms lamb steaks from packaging and set aside to bloom before cooking. Rub the lamb with olive oil, salt and freshly cracked pepper.

Combine the red cabbage, green onions and capsicum.

Dress with remaining olive oil and juice of 1 lime.

Season with salt.

Make whipped avocado by blending avocado, hot sauce, chipotle powder, coriander, mayonnaise, Greek yoghurt and juice of one lime until smooth.

Heat a skillet or barbecue plate until moderate/medium hot.

Cook the lamb steaks for 4 minutes each side for medium rare.

Remove lamb from heat and cover with foil. Leave to rest for 8 minutes before slicing. Meanwhile, heat the tortillas on the grill or in the oven.

Fill warmed tortillas with slaw and slices of steak topped with whipped avocado, and garnish with coriander and green chilli. Serve with lime wedges.


As New Zealand's tastes become more international, Silver Fern Farms has developed a range of recipes to suit.

We have a Silver Fern Farms' Mexican Hamper to give away. The pack includes two Silver Fern Farms meat vouchers, a chilly bag, six Taste Adventure inspirational ideas and recipes from Mexico, Italy, Asia, the Mediterranean, Cuba, and Vietnam, Lucky Taco chipotle sauce and Lucky Taco chilli salt with lemon and lime, Olivado Avocado Oil infused with chilli, and Silver Fern Farms' branded cloth table napkin.

To enter, email your name, address and contact number to with Mexico in the subject line by July 25.

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