Avocado Shrimp Boats


Food is just better when it’s fun and what could be more fun and whimsical than eating your seafood on a boat, literally! This Avocado Shrimp Boats awesome recipe makes an unforgettably joyful and tasty Avocado Shrimp Boat that will satisfy with waves of flavor and fun!

Why You’ll Love These Avocado Shrimp Boats Avocado Shrimp Boats

Twisted Fun – If you’ve ever seen a loaded potato skin this is its healthy cousin! This fun recipe uses the whole avocado (except the pit) to make an unforgettable presentation.

Fresh Flavor – The rich fatty flavor of avocado is the perfect complement to the buttery and briny flavor of shrimp. Plus, the layers of fresh, crisp, and soft textures will keep your palate excited for more!

Filling but Not Too Much – Avocado boats will fill you up without weighing you down! With plenty of healthy benefits and flavors, this meal will satisfy without guilt!


No Special Equipment For this super easy recipe all you need is a cutting board and mixing bowl. You won’t need anything fancy to deliver amazing flavor!


Avocado Mixture:

Avocado Avocados are a great source of plant-based fat. They are rich creamy, and loaded with potassium, vitamin K, copper, and many more body-boosting nutrients.

A fresh ripe avocado is the perfect choice for this dish. Be sure to choose fruit that is ripe but still has enough firmness to not be mushy. A fresh ripe avocado is the perfect choice for this dish. Be sure to choose fruit that is ripe but still has enough firmness to not be mushy.

Lemon Juice A little citrus helps to brighten up the flavor and it stops the avocado from oxidizing too quickly and turning from beautiful green to gross brown.

Salt and Pepper Simple seasonings crown this mixture with tasty glory!

Shrimp Mixture:

Shrimp To make this meal complete you will need cooked shrimp. These little crustaceans bring an unforgettable flavor to the dish but they’re also good for you! Shrimp has almost half of your daily protein intake in one serving and tons of magnesium and potassium to support your health.

Onion A small onion brings that irresistible allium flavor but it also brings tons of fiber and vitamins to your diet so this ingredient is more than just great flavor!

Tomato Puree For this Avocado Shrimp Boats recipe reach for a can of or jar of tomato puree. This handy staple adds umami sweet, and savory flavors that cannot be beaten! Choose your favorite brand for this ingredient and optionally use the low-sodium variety to keep this dish fresh and heart-healthy!

Low-Fat Yogurt Plain low-fat yogurt makes this mixture creamy and luscious. It also helps add energy-sustaining protein to this easy dish! Use your favorite style of plain yogurt to bring some tangy flavor to this meal.

Salt and Pepper Another little hit of salt and pepper helps to balance the shrimpy mixture. You can also opt to add a pinch of paprika to these seasonings for extra color and a peppery punch!

Apple Shredded apple gives this Avocado Shrimp Boats dish a mind-blowing texture and exciting sweet tangy crunch! A tart apple like a Granny Smith or a Pink Lady, is the right way to bring some fresh and bright flavor to finish these shrimp boats!

Expert Tips for This Avocado Shrimp Boats Recipe

● This dish is a joyful appetizer for game day or book club. Prep them fresh and place them over ice for the party and watch your guest’s faces light up at this fun and flavorful dish!
● You can use an avocado knife to score and scoop the inside of the fruit out or carefully cut it with a paring knife, but remember to save the shell!

How to Serve Avocado Shrimp Boats

Awesome avocado boats have everything you need all in one delicious place! Enjoy these boats as a fresh and flavorful lunch, snack, or even dinner! Serve them chilled fresh after making them take your taste buds on a creamy, shrimp-infused voyage.

How to Store Avocado Shrimp Boats

These amazing avocado boats are best enjoyed fresh, but if you have some leftovers don’t worry! Place any extra avocado boats in an airtight container and chill them in the fridge for up to 3 days.
If you’re worried about browning, you can squeeze a little extra lemon juice over the boats before storing to help keep the color fresh.

Avocado Shrimp Boats

Course Appetizer, Lunch, Side Dish


Avocado Shrimp Boats Recipe


    • 1 ripe avocado cut into small squares
    • Juice of 1 lemon
    • ½ tsp salt and pepper
    • Shrimp mixture:

    Shrimp mixture:

    • 100 grams of shrimp cooked
    • 1 small onion
    • 1 tbsp tomato puree
    • ½ cup low-fat yogurt
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1 tsp pepper
    • 1 apple grated


    • Cut horizontally and then vertically into the avocado and remove the flesh and set aside the shell. Place the avocado flesh in a small mixing bowl and add the lemon juice, salt, and pepper then fill the avocado halves halfway with the avocado mixture.
    • In a mixing bowl mix the rest of the ingredients and fill the shell of the avocado boast with the mixture.
    • Top with some spring onions and enjoy your Pure Plate.


    Keyword Avocado, Fish, High Protein, Low carb, Quick & Easy, Salad, Shrimps

    Thank You!

    Thank you so much for reading this blog! I hope you enjoy it as much as my family and I did! If you do make this fun avocado snack, be sure to tag me on Instagram @pure_plates_recipes!

    Lots of love and see you soon!

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