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Zesty Lime Shrimp & Avocado Salad


This will be a huge hit at your Cinco de Mayo fiesta or summer bash! Serve this as is for an appetizer, or over lettuce or tostadas for a lunch or light meal.

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  • 1 pound jumbo shrimp, cooked, peeled and deveined, chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • 1 Hass avocado, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, seeds removed, diced fine
  • 1/4 cup red onion, chopped
  • 2 limes, juice of
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped
  • Salt and fresh pepper, to taste


Servings 4
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 15mins


Step 1

In a small bowl combine red onion, lime juice, olive oil, pinch of salt and pepper. Let them marinate at least 5 minutes to mellow the flavor of the onion.

In a large bowl combine chopped shrimp, avocado, tomato, jalapeño. Combine all the ingredients together, add cilantro and gently toss. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.

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