Shrimp Cocktail Stuffed Avocado

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Shrimp Cocktail Stuffed Avocado

Shrimp cocktail is a crowd-pleasing finger food typically served as an appetizer. Shrimp Cocktail Stuffed Avocado is a light and refreshing recipe perfect for hot summer days and warm summer nights. Pair it with tortilla chips and a green salad for a quick and easy family meal. However, this shrimp cocktail is best served with a spoon!

Shrimp Cocktail Stuffed Avocado

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  • 4 Servings
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Calories: 268

Nutrition

Serving Size
292g

Servings
4

Calories
268

Carbohydrates
11g

Total Fat
11g

Protein
30g

Sodium
385mg

Fiber
6g

Ingredients

  • 2 large avocados, sliced in half lengthwise, pit removed
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup shallot, minced
  • 3 tbsp cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 2 tbsp fresh ground horseradish
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 lemon, juice of
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • ground black pepper

Directions

  • Step 1

    In a medium size pot, bring water to boil. Add shrimp to the pot, cover and steam until shrimp are fully cooked and pink, about 2-3 minutes. Drain shrimp and allow to cool.

  • Step 2

    To make cocktail sauce, add ketchup, ground horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice and garlic paste to a small bowl and stir well to combine.

  • Step 3

    In a large bowl, combine cooled shrimp (cut in half if desired), cucumber, tomato, shallot, cilantro, cocktail sauce and ground black pepper to taste. Stir well to coat the shrimp evenly.

  • Step 4

    Fill the inside of each avocado half generously with a heaping scoop of the shrimp cocktail mixture. Serve chilled.

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