Shrimp Stuffed Avocados

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


  • 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


  1. 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.
  2. Cook, stirring occasionally, for approximately 3 minutes, or until shrimp and pink and opaque.
  3. Pour the lime juice over the shrimp, toss to coat.
  4. Season the avocado halves with salt and pepper.
  5. Spoon the shrimp mixture evenly into each avocado half. Sprinkle with tomatoes and cilantro and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Shrimp Stuffed Avocados
Amount Per Serving
Calories 283 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 250mg 83%
Sodium 787mg 33%
Potassium 610mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 1g
Protein 22g 44%
Vitamin A 9%
Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 15.6%
Iron 14.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.