Shrimp and Avocado Salad

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 1 lb cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 ripe avocados, diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: 1 jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped for some heat


  1. Prepare the Shrimp:
    • If the shrimp are not already cooked, bring a pot of water to a boil, add the shrimp, and cook until pink and opaque, about 2-3 minutes. Drain and let cool.
  2. Combine Ingredients:
    • In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked shrimp, diced avocados, cherry tomatoes, red onion, and cilantro.
  3. Make the Dressing:
    • In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper. If using jalapeño, add it to the dressing for a spicy kick.
  4. Toss the Salad:
    • Pour the dressing over the shrimp and avocado mixture. Gently toss to combine, ensuring all ingredients are evenly coated.
  5. Serve:
    • Divide the salad among four plates or serve it in a large bowl. Enjoy immediately!

Nutritional Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 300
  • Protein: 22g
  • Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Fat: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 150mg
  • Sodium: 420mg
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Sugar: 2g

This Shrimp and Avocado Salad is a fresh, light, and nutritious meal perfect for any occasion. Enjoy!

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