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Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe

Shrimp and Avocado Salad Recipe

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  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings as a side, 4 as a main course 1x


This light and healthy Shrimp and Avocado salad take 20 minutes to put together and are mouthwatering and suitable for all times and moods.



For the Cobb Salad:

  • 1/2 lb 3 to 4 medium chopped tomatoes,
  • 1/2 Sliced English cucumber
  • 1/2 medium thinly sliced red onions
  • 2 peeled, pitted and sliced avocados
  • 1 cup of corn fresh or canned, grilled or steamed
  • 1 medium chopped romaine lettuce, 5 to 6 cups

For the Cajun Shrimp:

  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 lb large peeled and deveined raw shrimp
  • 1 tsp Cajun spice
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed
  • Pinch of salt

For the Zesty Cilantro Lemon Dressing:

  • 3 Tbsp olive oil mild or extra virgin
  • Juice of 1 large lemon about 3 Tbsp ((it's ok to sub lime juice))
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro ((1/2 cup chopped))
  • 3/4 tsp table salt
  • 1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a medium bowl place the shrimps, sprinkle with 1 tsp cajun spice, 2 pressed garlic cloves and a pinch of salt. Stir to combine the ingredients.
  2. Over a medium-high heat a large non-stick pan, swirl in 2 Tbsp butter. After, add shrimp at once and stir-fry it about 2 to 3 minutes. Flip over the shrimps and sauté again until it's cooked. Once cooked, take it out to rest on a different plate.
  3. Rinse and wash your romaine lettuce, then chop it to medium slices and put it in your salad bowl. Then gradually add the remaining ingredients such as chopped tomatoes, sliced cucumbers, sliced red onions, cajun shrimp, boiled/grilled corn, and avocados.
  4. The salad is not yet complete without the sauce. In order to make the dressing, you need a small bowl whisk together all of the 3 Tsp of olive oil, 3 Tsp of lemon juice, ½ cup of chopped cilantro and 1 tsp sea salt in a small bowl, whisk together 3 Tbsp olive oil, 3 Tbsp lemon juice, 1/2 cup chopped cilantro, 1 tsp sea salt and 1/8 tsp black pepper.
  5. Once the dressing is ready, to sprinkle it over the shrimp avocado salad then toss to combine et VOILA!
  • Prep Time: 16 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 minutes
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: American


  • Calories: 197