Avocado-Lime Shrimp Salad (Ensalada de Camarones con Aguacate y Limon)

Avocado-Lime Shrimp Salad (Ensalada de Camarones con Aguacate y Limon)

La Afro-Cubana 4

"This easy shrimp salad contains no lettuce. It's perfect for barbeques or as a 'change of pace' dinner side dish. Customize this recipe with your favorite salad dressing in place of the lime juice. The lime gives it a tiny tangy kick."


25 m servings 301 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 301 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 16.7 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.5g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 23.3 g
  • 47%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 144 mg
  • 48%
  • Sodium:
  • 162 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cut the shrimp into 2 or 3 pieces and place in a large bowl; add the avocado, green onion, red and yellow tomatoes, bell pepper, cilantro, and lime juice; mix. Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate at least 15 minutes before serving.
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  1. 44 Ratings


I have some suggestions to make this a five star recipe. The suggested "kick" needed is not the perfect dressing, but is, instead, the perfect blend of spices-- garlic and a little cayenne peppe...

This recipe was absolutely fabulous. I made it in November, so the tomatoes were not the best, but it still came out fantastic. I used a yellow bell pepper for color, I think red would go well ...

Since I love all the individual ingredients (avocado, shrimp, pepper, tomato, CILANTRO, etc) that part was yummy. However, as much as I like a nice salad with EVOO, lime juice, salt and pepper,...

I was surprised how great this was even without any oil in the dressing--there's something about that lime juice and avocado together. Definitely let it sit for at least 15 minutes (I left mine ...

I made this tonight & it was delicious. I went to the store & got home & realized that I did not have all the veggies that I needed so I improvised. 1st I boiled the shrimps w/old bay & onion & ...

My 17 yr old son found this recipe in a magazine and used jalapeno peppers instead of the green peppers. He removed the seeds, but it still had a nice kick to it. We served it with some seared...

This by itself is goob but if you mix it with low sodium V8 juice,hot sauce, and celery salt, and worshestire sauce for a nice shrimp cocktail. Serve with crackers.

Recipe was perfect as is. Many different ways to kick it up as others shared. All were great. I even had to use frozen shrimp once. Make sure they are thawed and dried with paper towels before a...

I added thinly sliced persian cucumbers, fresh corn and pineapple. I cooked the shrimp with green onion, jalepeno, butter, lime juice and pineapple. Amazing! The pineapple makes it!