Shrimp Avocado Cucumber Salad

Yield: 4 people
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
This Shrimp Avocado Cucumber Salad is loaded with red onions, cucumber, red bell peppers, avocado and sautéd shrimp. Also, it’s tossed with a very light and fresh lemon dressing. Delicious!
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3.25 from 48 votes

Ingredients

For the Shrimp

  • 450 g (26-39 shrimps) uncooked extra large shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper

For the Salad

  • 1 ½ cups cucumber — chopped
  • ½ cup red onions — chopped
  • 1 cup red bell pepper — chopped
  • 2 medium avocado — peeled, pitted and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon parsley — chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper

Instructions

  1. Using paper towels, pat dry shrimp.
  2. In a skillet, heat butter and olive oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp, salt and pepper.
  3. Cook for about 1-2 minutes each side or until they are cooked through.
  4. In a large salad bowl, add cucumber, red onions, bell pepper, avocado and shrimp.
  5. In a mason jar, pour the freshly squeezed lemon juice, olive oil, salt and black pepper. Whisk everything together until combined.
  6. Taste to check the seasoning and pour over the salad.
  7. Toss to combine and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

If you love shrimp salad, I'm pretty sure you'll love this Pesto Shrimp Tomato Salad Recipe or this Shrimp Avocado Tomato Salad. Both of these salads are super tasty, low-carb and very easy to make since shrimp cooks so fast. They are also great recipes for leftovers and to bring to your work for lunch.
Course: Main Course, Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: avocado, gluten-free, low-carb, paleo, Shrimp Salad, whole30

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/4) — Calories: 319, Fat: 24g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 156mg, Sodium: 800mg, Carbohydrates: 11g, Fiber: 6g, Sugar: 4g, Protein: 18g

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