Avocado Shrimp Salad

Avocado Shrimp Salad
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This is an ultimate go to healthy recipe. Wiuth resturant quality taste and home-cooking execution, this simple, flavorful salad is a great weeknight go to that will keep you satisfied.

4
Servings
298
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the Shrimp

  • 1/2 pound frozen shrimp
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • juice of 3 lemons

For the Salad

  • 3 avocodos
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • Oil and lemon juices from the pan
  • 1 bag of lettuce greens
  • 1/2 pound of cooked shrimp

Directions

For the Shrimp

Defrost shrimp according to package directions.

Heat olive oil in the pan. Throw garlic in the pan and lightly sautee. Toss in shrimp, basil and lemon juice and cook until the shrimp is cooked.

Save the pan drippings!

For the Salad

Place avocados, salsa, cilantro and oil in the food processor and blend until creamy.

Toss shrimp, avocado mixture and greens together. 

Serve with any desired salad toppings.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
17g
24%
Saturated Fat
10g
42%
Cholesterol
162mg
54%
Carbohydrate, by difference
4g
3%
Protein
32g
70%
Vitamin A, RAE
10µg
1%
Vitamin B-12
2µg
83%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
24µg
27%
Calcium, Ca
96mg
10%
Choline, total
41mg
10%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
8µg
2%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
45mg
14%
Niacin
4mg
29%
Phosphorus, P
314mg
45%
Selenium, Se
19µg
35%
Sodium, Na
366mg
24%
Water
100g
4%
Zinc, Zn
5mg
63%

Avocado Shopping Tip

Avoid very soft avocados; choose those that yield slightly to finger pressure.

Avocado Cooking Tip

Avocados oxidize quickly; use lemon juice to keep the flesh from turning brown.