Avocado Shrimp Salad

This quick and easy Shrimp Avocado Salad comes together in less than 20 minutes. Makes a great and refreshing dinner or lunch salad.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Servings: 2
Calories: 450kcal

Ingredients

For the salad

  • 1 cup green cabbage chopped
  • 1 cup cucumber chopped
  • 1 cup tomato chopped
  • 2 cups salad greens of your choice packed
  • 1 avocado cubed
  • 6 oz small or medium shrimp patted dry, peeled and deveined

For the sauce

  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 tbsps extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce/Tamari
  • 1/2 lime/lemon juice only (use less if using lemon)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tbsp water
  • black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Combine all sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Whisk until well combined. Set aside.
  • In a wok or pan, heat cooking oil over high heat (we used extra virgin coconut oil for added flavor).
  • Cook shrimps, while stirring, until done. Allow to cool or serve hot.
  • Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl. Toss to combine. Top with cooked shrimps and peanut sauce.

Notes

  • Take-along tip: make sure the shrimps are completely cooled before adding them to a container. Store greens on top and keep dressing in a separate container.
  • Click here to learn how to make your own nut butter. It’s super easy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 450kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 135mg | Sodium: 1083mg | Potassium: 1003mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 6g

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