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Shrimp and Avocado Salad


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  • Ingredients (Cilantro Dressing/Marinade):
  • 3 Tbsp fresh Lime Juice
  • 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/8 tsp fresh cracked Pepper, to taste
  • pinch Salt, to taste
  • 1 . Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix.
  • Ingredients (Salad):
  • Cilantro dressing
  • 1 lb cooked shrimp, deveined and tail removed
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 4 cups lettuce or baby greens


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Step 1

1. Pour cilantro dressing/marinade over shrimp (make sure any excess water is poured off if you are using thawed frozen shrimp). Stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour (2 or 3 is better).
2. Wash and dry lettuce (use a Salad Spinner, paper towel, clean tea towel or just let it sit in a colander). Divide among plates.
3. Cut avocado into bite-size wedges. Sprinkle over lettuce.
4. Top with marinated shrimp and leftover dressing. Enjoy!


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