Shrimp and Avocado Salad (photo)

Shrimp and Avocado Salad

Preparation time: 10-15 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup of white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 lb small or extra small shrimp, cooked, peeled, and de-veined
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • Lettuce - preferably butter lettuce or red leaf lettuce
  • Optional - 2 Tbsp chopped roasted walnuts or pistachios
  • 1 Tbsp chopped cilantro
  • Lemon slices for garnish

Method

1 Combine oil, vinegar, and green onions in a bowl. Chop shrimp into 1/2 inch pieces and add to oil mixture.

2 Arrange leaves of lettuce on individual plates. Cut avocados in half and remove pits. Remove some of the avocado around the pit area and mix in with the shrimp. With a spoon, carefully scoop out avocado halves from their skins in one piece. Place avocado half on plate with lettuce.

3 Spoon shrimp mixture on to avocado. Sprinkle with walnuts and cilantro (optional).

Serve with lemon slices for garnish.

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