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Cilantro Lime Shrimp and Avocado Salad

Cilantro Lime Shrimp and Avocado Salad - a salad packed full of vegetables that will become a go-to meal or dish in your kitchen from the moment you try it! This salad is very easy to make, light and refreshing in flavor, and can be made in minutes. The perfect low-calorie meal or side dish if you're looking for something simple and quick.
Course Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 386kcal

Ingredients

Dressing:

  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (approximately 2 limes)*
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic (approximately 2 cloves)
  • 1/4 cup freshly chopped cilantro packed

Additional Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. wild caught jumbo shrimp cooked, peeled and deveined, chopped, 16-20 count
  • 1/2 cup corn
  • 1/2 cup black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved (approximately 12-14)
  • 1/4 cup sliced red onion more or less to taste
  • 1 in large english cucumber sliced lengthwise and thenhalf (or 2 small seedless cucumbers)
  • 2 avocados peeled, pitted and chopped

Garnishment:

  • black pepper to taste
  • pinch freshly chopped cilantro aor two will do
  • Lime juice optional - to taste

Instructions

  • Combine ingredients for the dressing into a small bowl and whisk together until combined.
  • In a large bowl, combine all ingredients until the 'Additional Ingredients' section, tossing in the chopped shrimp and avocado last.
  • Add dressing to the shrimp avocado salad, tossing to coat. Serve immediately. This will keep in the fridge for up to 2 days, but is best when freshly made.
  • Optional: add garnishment, to taste, of additional black pepper, lime juice, and cilantro.

Notes

*Depending on desired level or tartness, add half (2 tbsp.) of the lime juice at first and once everything is combined - if you feel that you would like a little more, add the remaining 2 tbsp. (or more to taste) and toss.

Nutrition

Calories: 386kcal | Carbohydrates: 24.1g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 20.1g | Saturated Fat: 2.6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 14.1g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 236.4mg | Fiber: 10.1g | Sugar: 5.2g