Shrimp Avocado Salad with Lime Dressing

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by | Updated: July 27th, 2023

This lip-smacking salad of shrimp, tomatoes, cucumbers, jalapeño and avocado may just be the breakout hit of summer. Drizzle on a tangy lime vinaigrette and boldly tote it to the next picnic at the park or backyard barbecue. Be sure to serve yourself a bowlful first, before word spreads of the beautiful goings-on at the food table.

Shrimp Avocado Salad with Lime

Shrimp Avocado Salad with Lime
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Shrimp Avocado Salad with Lime Dressing

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 260 kcal
Author Anastasia Midas


  • 3 garlic cloves finely diced
  • 1 lb. peeled shrimp
  • 2 limes juiced, divided
  • 4 tsp. olive oil divided
  • ¼ cup chopped red onion
  • Celtic salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 2 Persian cucumbers sliced
  • 10 oz. cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 jalapeño seeds removed, finely diced
  • 1 medium avocado diced
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped cilantro


  1. In large skillet over medium heat, heat 2 Tbsp. olive oil, add shrimp, garlic and 2 Tbsp. lime juice; sauté until shrimp is pink and cooked through, about 3 minutes per side.
  2. In small bowl, combine red onion, remaining lime juice, olive oil, salt and pepper; mix well.
  3. In large bowl, toss together shrimp, cucumbers, tomatoes, jalapeño and avocado.
  4. Drizzle on dressing, add cilantro and toss gently. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.

Recipe Notes

For an extra touch, slice cucumber lengthwise, roll into spirals, and press into salad.

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Nutrition Facts
Shrimp Avocado Salad with Lime Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 260 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 0.01g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 183mg61%
Sodium 628mg26%
Potassium 841mg24%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 760IU15%
Vitamin C 38mg46%
Calcium 117mg12%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.