Shrimp Stuffed Avocado Recipe

By Rena Awada | Updated On September 13, 2019

This Shrimp Stuffed Avocado recipe is the perfect quick dinner recipe the whole family can enjoy. This recipe is light, healthy, low in carbs and is ready in less than 20 minutes!

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Shrimp Stuffed Avocado Recipe

The flavors of this Shrimp Stuffed Avocado Recipe all melt together and you will want to have these every night of the week. You might even win over a nonseafood lover with this recipe. They are easy to make and if you haven’t tried avocados and shrimps yet then you are missing out.

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What tastes good with Avocado?

The question should be what doesn’t taste good with avocados! Avocado is the most versatile fruit out there. So many options for avocados. You can have them any time of the day. They are great with eggs for breakfast or just avocado toast! They are also great with shrimps which is why you should try this Shrimp Stuffed Avocado Recipe. Have them as is with salt and pepper, over salad, soup, grilled chicken or salmon. Also a great replaced for mayonnaise. Let’s not forget Guacamole!

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Can you eat and Avocado Raw?

The best way to eat an avocado is raw. Meaning just the way they are when they are perfectly ready to eat. Use over salads, soups, in salsa, stuffed, like this Shrimp Stuffed Avocado Recipe, over toast, with eggs for breakfast. Avocados can tend to get a bit bitter once cooked but don’t be afraid to cook avocados. once cooked the right way they are very delicious and healthy.

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How to make this Shrimp Stuffed Avocado Recipe:

Shrimp Stuffed Avocados

Ripe avocado halves stuffed with chili-spiced shrimp, herbs, and tomatoes.
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 283kcal
Author: Rena


  • 1 medium to large ripe avocado halved and pit removed
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 7 ounces of peeled and deveined small or medium shrimp
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped seeded tomato
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro leaves
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat the olive oil in a medium-sized pan over medium-high heat. Season the shrimp with chili powder and salt to taste, then add them to the pan.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, for approximately 3 minutes, or until shrimp and pink and opaque.
  • Pour the lime juice over the shrimp, toss to coat.
  • Season the avocado halves with salt and pepper.
  • Spoon the shrimp mixture evenly into each avocado half. Sprinkle with tomatoes and cilantro and serve.



Calories: 283kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 250mg | Sodium: 787mg | Potassium: 610mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 450IU | Vitamin C: 18.2mg | Calcium: 156mg | Iron: 2.7mg
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  1. Linda L Wilkerson says

    5 stars
    I was served this at a restaurant and just had to make it myself. This is the recipe except they melted cheddar cheese on top. Delicious!

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