Shrimp Avocado Salad


Fresh shrimp and avocados were practically made for each other; the creamy richness of the avocado brings out the very best in the briny crustaceans. That is what makes this Shrimp Avocado Salad leafy. Creamy, and decadent Shrimp and Avocado Salad is such a sensational must-try recipe!

What You Will Love About This Shrimp Avocado Salad Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe

Coastal Combo – I love to dive into fresh coastal flavor with this Shrimp Avocado Salad fresh salad recipe! Everyone loves shrimp and avocados so it’s only natural to put these two delicious foods together!

Textural Bliss – In this amazing recipe, freshly sautéd and snappy shrimp are paired with a lush and creamy avocado sauce.

Less than Ten Ingredients – This awesome recipe relies on less than two handfuls of ingredients to make a complex and satisfying flavor everyone will love!

Fast Flavor – With this amazing recipe you can bring together great fresh flavors in a flash to make an irresistible salad!

Summer Loving – The sauce turns this simple shrimp salad into a summery celebration, so grab your beach towel and get ready for a wave of fresh flavor!


Mixing Tools: Grab a small bowl and a rubber spatula or spoon to mix up the saucy dressing for this dish.

Skillet: A medium skillet is just right for sautéing the onions and shrimp in this dish.

Salad Bowl: Serve this dish in style by choosing the perfect salad bowl. A great salad bowl is nice and wide so you can toss and mix everything together.


Olive Oil: Delicious olive oil is the perfect base for making homemade salad dressings and sauces. It is a nice lean liquid fat with a fairly mild olive flavor. It also helps your body with bad cholesterol lowering capability.

Apple Cider Vinegar: This ingredient is a type of vinegar made from apples. It has a wonderfully sweet fruity, and sharp vinegar flavor. That is why it’s always a top choice when making dressings, but if you prefer another variety of sweet vinegar you can use that as an even swap.

Mustard: Mustard has a nice tangy earthiness that balances the creamy and fatty flavor of the avocado perfectly. Mustard is a great source of free radical-fighting antioxidants.

Garlic Powder: Garlic makes everything taste better! This common antimicrobial food has a huge flavor!

Avocado: Fresh avocado is what makes this sauce so creamy and tantalizing! Avocados are a superb source of cholesterol-free fiber and fat. They are filled with delicious monounsaturated fats which have been attributed to lowering bad cholesterol levels.

Shrimp: The star of this salad is the shrimp! These crustaceans have so much buttery briny, and oceanic flavor that they are impossible to resist! Shrimp is loaded with calcium, protein, potassium, and healthy cholesterol, making them the ideal lean protein!

Red Onion: Red onions are a colorful and tasty way to bring onion flavor to this dish. Red onions have a little bit more pepperiness than their yellow and white cousins; however if you do not have red onions, both of those are good substitutes.

Garlic: Gorgeous fresh garlic is cooked with the onions and shrimp to bring an even more aromatic flavor to the salad. Choose fresh and mince it for this Shrimp Avocado Salad recipe or try the jarred or frozen varieties of minced garlic.

Mixed Greens: The heart of this leafy dish are the fresh greens. Use a blend of your favorite mixed leafy greens to make this salad.

Expert Notes

  • This salad is amazing as a main or side dish. It has enough protein and substance to satisfy you for hours, so try it as a yummy lunch or light dinner.
  • Store any extra of this salad in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days and enjoy the leftover chilled.

Shrimp Avocado Salad


Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe


    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 2 tbsp ACV
    • ½ tbsp mustard
    • 1 tsp garlic powder
    • 1 avocado cut into cubes
    • 300 grams of peeled shrimp
    • 1 red onion cut into squares
    • 1 tbsp minced garlic
    • 2 cups mixed greens


    • Step One - Combine the olive oil, ACV, mustard, and garlic powder, and then gently fold in the avocado.
    • Step Two - Sauté the onions and garlic until translucent. Add in the shrimp and cook until golden brown. Remove it from the heat and allow it to cool.
    • Step Three - Add the mixed greens to the bowl and top this with the avocado mixture then the shrimp. Garnish with fresh parsley and enjoy!


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