Spicy Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe

By Rena Awada | Updated On March 28, 2019

This Spicy Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe is what you call a masterpiece. This salad is super easy to make, loaded with protein, filling, heavenly delicious. Tossed in with a yummy honey mustard dressing.

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Spicy Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe

Making this Spicy Shrimp Avocado Salad recipe has never been more satisfying because I knew what the end result will be and I just couldn’t wait to dive in. It was so filling and tasty. I cooked some shrimps without the cayenne pepper for a couple of my kids who can’t handle any heat! The dressing turned out just perfect for this recipe. I hope you like it!

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Is Shrimp good for weight loss

Shrimp is considered good for weight loss because they are high in protein and low in calories. An ounce of shrimp, which is about 4 large shrimps has about 6g of protein with 30 calories and very minimal fat. Shrimps are also a good source of vitamin D, selenium and energy-boosting B vitamins.

Spicy shrimp avocado salad

Can I eat shrimp if I have high cholesterol

For the longest time, I heard my family members with high cholesterol issues mention how they cant eat shrimps or eat too many shrimps. There is a large misconception about this idea. It was thought that consuming shrimps will increase levels of LDL which is also known as bad cholesterol. It has now been proven that this is not the case and that shrimps actually increases the levels of HDL which is the “good cholesterol” which in turn is good for supporting heart health! Yay. The more reason to make my Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe? Just kidding. Not really kidding.

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I hope you plan to make this Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe because I really think you will love it. Please don’t forget to come back and let me know what your thoughts are in the comments below. Your feedback is really important to me and they make my day!

I have a few other Shrimp recipes for you to add to your to make list:

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Spicy shrimp tomato avocado salad


Spicy shrimp tomato avocado salad

Spicy Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe

This shrimp salad is loaded with avocados, tomatoes, corn, eggs, cheese, and is crazy good and easy to make
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 496kcal
Author: Rena


  • 1 lb Raw Shrimp peeled and deveined tail-on
  • 1 Tsp Cayenne Pepper or to taste
  • 4-6 Cups Baby Spinach
  • 1 Cup Cherry Tomatoes halved
  • 1 Small Red Onion Sliced
  • 1 Large Avocado Sliced
  • 4 Hard-boiled eggs sliced
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Corn Grilled fresh or frozen/thawed
  • Sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 Cup Crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 Tbsp Chopped Chives


  • 1 Lemon juiced
  • 3 Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 Tbsp Honey
  • Salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste


  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp, season with salt and cayenne pepper and cook for about 1-2 minutes each side or until they turn pink and no longer opaque.
  • In a large salad bowl, add baby spinach, cherry tomatoes, red onion, boiled eggs, corn, avocado, and cooked shrimp.
  • In a mason jar, combine all dressing ingredients. Shake vigorously to emulsify.
  • Drizzle dressing over the salad and top with crumbled blue cheese and chives. Enjoy!


Nutrition Facts:
Please note that the nutrition label is just a rough estimate based on an online nutrition calculator I used. It will vary based on the specific ingredients you use making the recipe. Values may vary.


Calories: 496kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 478mg | Sodium: 1137mg | Potassium: 796mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 3695IU | Vitamin C: 45.2mg | Calcium: 287mg | Iron: 4.8mg
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