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Shrimp and Avocado Salad

 
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
This recipe is suitable for a pescetarian diet.pescetarian
 
One serving costs about $5.14 One serving costs about $5.14

$5.14 per serving

8 people like this recipe

8 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 gluten-free,dairy-free,pescetarian,gluten free,dairy free,pescatarian side dish,lunch,main course,salad,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:87%

Spoonacular Score: 87%

 

Shrimp and Avocado Salad might be a good recipe to expand your main course collection. One serving contains 502 calories, 36g of protein, and 23g of fat. This recipe serves 4. For $5.14 per serving, this recipe covers 38% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. A mixture of basil leaves, avocados into cubes, the salad, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. 7 people have tried and liked this recipe. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around around 45 minutes. It is brought to you by Foodista. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, dairy free, and pescatarian diet. With a spoonacular score of 86%, this dish is amazing. If you like this recipe, take a look at these similar recipes: Shrimp, Corn & Californian Avocado Pasta Salad & a CAn Avocado Trip, Shrimp and Avocado Salad, and Shrimp and Avocado Salad.

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Ingredients

Servings:
some
some shrimp
shrimp
1.32 lb
1.32 lb shrimp
shrimp
2
2  garlic cloves
garlic cloves
1
1  olive oil
olive oil
1
1  lime (juice)
lime (juice)
some
some salt and pepper
salt and pepper
some
some salad mix
salad mix
1 medium
1 medium shredded Cos lettuce
shredded Cos lettuce
0.75
0.75  basil leaves
basil leaves
7.06 oz
7.06 oz sweet corn
sweet corn
3
3  spring onions
spring onions
1.32 lb
1.32 lb fresh pineapple
fresh pineapple
2
2  avocados
avocados
some
some avocado
avocado
some
some slaw dressing
slaw dressing
3
3  olive oil
olive oil
3
3  honey
honey
3
3  lime (juice)
lime (juice)
some shrimp
some
shrimp
1.32 lb shrimp
1.32 lb
shrimp
2  garlic cloves
2
garlic cloves
1  olive oil
1
olive oil
1  lime (juice)
1
lime (juice)
some salt and pepper
some
salt and pepper
some salad mix
some
salad mix
1 medium shredded Cos lettuce
1 medium
shredded Cos lettuce
0.75  basil leaves
0.75
basil leaves
7.06 oz sweet corn
7.06 oz
sweet corn
3  spring onions
3
spring onions
1.32 lb fresh pineapple
1.32 lb
fresh pineapple
2  avocados
2
avocados
some avocado
some
avocado
some slaw dressing
some
slaw dressing
3  olive oil
3
olive oil
3  honey
3
honey
3  lime (juice)
3
lime (juice)

Equipment

bowl
bowl
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

1.Firstly, to cook the shrimp, heat the olive oil in a pan and once hot add the shrimp crushed garlic and chili flakes. It is important to get the oil nice and hot (not smoking, just before that point) your shrimp should sizzle when added to the pan. Check the back of the shrimp and when you see the colour change about half way up, turn them over. Do the same on the other side. This should only take a minute to two minutes maximum on both sides otherwise you will get a rubbery result if you leave it too long. Squeeze over the lime juice this too should bubble and reduce. Add a little salt and pepper, stir through, remove from the heat and set aside. 2.Mix the dressing ingredients together, check for flavour, adjust if need be and set aside. 3.Place all the salad ingredients in a bowl except the avocado and the salt and pepper. Prepare the avocado as you are about to serve otherwise it will turn brown. Once it is covered in the lime dressing, this will slow down the oxidization process and it wont go brown so easily. 4.When you are ready to serve mix of the avocado through the salad and add the dressing. Toss everything together. Taste to see if you need any salt and pepper. Place your shrimp on top of the salad with the rest of the avocado and sprinkle/pour any residue from the pan over your salad in which you cooked the shrimp. This is great flavour, so you dont want to lose it.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $5.14
Ingredient
some shrimp
600 grs shrimp
2 garlic cloves
1 olive oil
1 lime (juice)
some salad mix
1 medium shredded Cos lettuce
¾ basil leaves
200 grs sweet corn
3 spring onions
600 grs fresh pineapple
2 avocados
some avocado
3 olive oil
3 honey
3 lime (juice)
Price
$0.02
$11.99
$0.13
$0.01
$0.25
$0.63
$0.08
$0.01
$0.64
$0.24
$1.98
$3.00
$0.75
$0.04
$0.04
$0.76
$20.57

Tips

Health Tips

  • Frozen (and potentially even canned) fruit and vegetables contain as much?if not more?vitamins than fresh versions that have been sitting around the supermarket too long. So don't hesitate to buy canned or frozen goods if your budget or the season doesn't allow for fresh!

  • When buying canned fruit, buy fruit packed in fruit juice and check the label to avoid added sugar. The fruit is sweet enough, it doesn't need any help!

  • Many people proclaim the health benefits of honey, saying it possesses antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. Although the extent of its health benefits in humans remains unclear, studies have indeed confirmed that honey can help with cold symptoms and even heal wounds and prevent infections. If you're looking to reap the potential health benefits, dark raw honey is likely the best option.

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Avocados are one of the "clean fifteen", so you don't have to buy them organic if you don't want to spend the extra dough.

  • Fresh herbs can be expensive, so don't let them go to waste. If you have any leftovers, you might be able to freeze them. The Kitchn recommends freezing hardy herbs like rosemary and thyme in olive oil, while Better Homes and Gardens suggests using freezer bags to freeze basil, chives, mint, and more.

Cooking Tips

  • Don't have fresh herbs? Substitute dried herbs, but use about 1/3 less because dried herbs are more potent than fresh.

  • The average fresh lime contains 2 tablespoons of lime juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lime juice).

  • Fresh herbs should be added toward the end of the cooking process — even at the very last minute?especially delicate herbs like cilantro, basil, and dill. Hardier herbs like bay leaves, rosemary, and thyme can be added earlier.

  • If you're buying an avocado to use for dinner tonight, make sure you choose a ripe one! Find an avocado that is soft enough to press your fingertips into. If it's too firm, it's not ripe. If it's almost smooshy, it's too ripe. The perfect avocado can be hard to find in stores, so you might have to buy your avocados in advance and ripen them at home. To speed up the ripening process, put the avocados in a paper bag with an apple or banana. It really works!

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Green Tips

  • Buying local honey from beekeepers in your area not only supports your community but helps those beekeepers protect bees! LocalHarvest can help you locate some tasty honey produced near you.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
501 Calories
36g Protein
22g Total Fat
45g Carbs
53% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
501
25%

Fat
22g
35%

  Saturated Fat
3g
20%

Carbohydrates
45g
15%

  Sugar
19g
22%

Cholesterol
378mg
126%

Sodium
1233mg
54%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
36g
73%

Vitamin C
106mg
130%

Manganese
2mg
116%

Selenium
72µg
104%

Vitamin K
54µg
52%

Fiber
12g
49%

Folate
175µg
44%

Copper
0.85mg
43%

Phosphorus
424mg
42%

Potassium
1102mg
32%

Vitamin B6
0.62mg
31%

Magnesium
123mg
31%

Vitamin E
4mg
31%

Zinc
4mg
29%

Vitamin B5
2mg
27%

Calcium
271mg
27%

Iron
4mg
27%

Vitamin A
1234IU
25%

Vitamin B3
4mg
24%

Vitamin B1
0.28mg
19%

Vitamin B12
1µg
19%

Vitamin B2
0.29mg
17%

covered percent of daily need

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