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July 19, 2019
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Shrimp and Avocado Salad

A light, healthy, and delicious shrimp and avocado salad with a sweet and lightly spicy dressing.

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword avocado, shrimp
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Author David Lee

Ingredients

  • 1 lb jumbo shrimp shelled and deveined
  • 1 lime
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 head of romaine lettuce chopped
  • 1 cup grape/cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 2 avocados peeled, seed removed, and cubed
  • 4 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tspn salt
  • 1 tspn pepper
  • 1/2 tspn chili powder
  • 1 tbsp honey

Instructions

  1. Season the shrimp with salt & pepper to taste and juice of one lime.

  2. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat and cook shrimp on both sides until cooked through.

  3. Combine the romaine, tomatoes, cilantro, and avocados in a salad bowl.

  4. In a separate small bowl, combine 4 tbsp olive oil, 4 tbsp lime juice, 1 tspn salt, 1 tspn pepper, 1/2 tspn chili powder, and 1 tbsp honey. Mix well and drizzle over the salad.

  5. Add the shrimp to the vegetables and mix well before serving.

 

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