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Kevin Curry

Spicy Shrimp Stuffed Avocado Salad

Spicy Shrimp Stuffed Avocado Salad

Ingredients

* Optional Substitution Note

Ingredients for 4 servings:

  • 1 1/4 lb raw jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • spray olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced or paste
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • Salad
    • 2 medium vine tomatoes, chopped
    • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber, peeled
    • 1/3 cup (or more) red onion, diced
    • 1 jalapeño, chopped (remove some seeds for less spice)
    • 2/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro (or more if desired)
    • 1/3 cup chopped mango
    • 1/2 orange (or red) bell pepper, chopped
    • juice from 3 limes
    • sea salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 large avocados

Steps

Step 1

Set a nonstick skillet on medium heat and spray with olive oil. Add garlic, shrimp and chili powder. Cook until the shrimp is no longer pink on the outside and completely cooked, about 4 to 6 minutes.

Step 2

Place the cooked shrimp on a cutting sheet or board and cut into smaller pieces. Add the pieces to a mixing bowl.

Step 3

Add the ingredients for the salad, mix together and season to taste with sea salt & pepper (and more lime juice if desired). Place the bowl in the refrigerator to cool for at least 30 minutes.

Step 4

Slice open an avocado and peel it.

Step 5

Add the salad to the avocado halves and enjoy. You can also enjoy the salad by itself, with mixed greens or even wheat tortilla chips.

Approximate macros for 1 of 4 servings of just the salad:

157 calories, 11g carbohydrates, 1g fat, 26g protein, 1g fiber, 5g sugar

Approximate macros for 1 of 4 servings with the salad and 1/2 avocado

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Details

Nutrition per serving

Calories318cal
Protein28g
Fats15g
Carbs20g
Fiber8g
Sugar6g
About Kevin - author

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hey, I'm Kevin

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and maintaining an active lifestyle.

By experimenting in the kitchen and sharing my meals on Tumblr, I learned healthy eating is not boring! By making a few adjustments to my favorite foods, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my wellness goals while satisfying my desire for BANGIN food! 😅 Now I try to help people around the world realize that same level of freedom in eating regardless of budget. Welcome, let's #DemocratizeWellness together!