Shrimp & Avocado Cucumber Bites


Big flavors and clean ingredients? This recipe has it all! For your next gathering, try these shrimp appetizers with cucumber and avocado. Every layer in each beautiful bite is seasoned to perfection with bright, loud flavors, including lime, garlic powder, paprika and cumin, just to name a few. The lightness and crunch of cucumber contrasts perfectly with the rich, creaminess of the avocado mash. The end result is topped with mouthwatering sautéed shrimp. You’ll find all 24 bites will be gone in a flash!

A Wooden Serving Platter Holds Shrimp Appetizers With Avocado Mash Over Cucumber Slices.

A Wooden Serving Platter Holds Shrimp Appetizers With Avocado Mash Over Cucumber Slices.
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Shrimp & Avocado Cucumber Bites

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 37 kcal
Author Toni Williams





  • 1-1/2 large English cucumbers peeled & cut into ½-inch circles


  1. In medium bowl, mash avocado with a fork until there are no large lumps.
  2. Add lime juice, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  3. Gently mix in cilantro.
  4. Cover and chill.
  5. In large bowl, add shrimp and season with lime juice, garlic powder, paprika, cumin, salt and pepper.
  6. In large pan, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  7. When pan is hot, add shrimp and cook 2-3 minutes on each side until pink and opaque.
  8. Remove shrimp from pan and let cool.
  9. Place cucumber slices on a serving platter and top with smashed avocado, approximately 1.5 tsp. per slice.
  10. Place cooled shrimp on top of avocado, 1 shrimp per cucumber slice.
  11. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition Facts
Shrimp & Avocado Cucumber Bites
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 37 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 0.5g3%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Sodium 162mg7%
Potassium 115mg3%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 0.3g0%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 220IU4%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 7mg1%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.