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Avocado Cucumber Shrimp Appetizers
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Total Time: 20 Minutes
Recipe Yields: 22
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Ingredients for Cajun Shrimp:

  • 1 lb large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 garlic cloves finely minced
  • 1 Tbsp cilantro finely chopped, plus more to garnish
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil divided

For the Avocado Spread:

  • 1 avocado
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice plus more to squeeze over finished appetizers
  • 1 English Cucumber sliced into 22 rings


How to Make Cajun Shrimp:

  1. Place shrimp in a large mixing bowl and pat dry with paper towels. Add minced garlic, 1 Tbsp cilantro, 1 tsp paprika, 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp black pepper and 1 Tbsp olive oil. Stir well to combine.
  2. Heat a large heavy pan over medium/high heat with 1 Tbsp olive oil. Once oil is hot, add shrimp in a single layer and sauté 2 min per side or until cooked through.

How to Make Avocado Spread & Assemble:

  1. In a small bowl, mash together 1 avocado, 1/4 tsp salt and 1 Tbsp lime juice until creamy. Divide the avocado mix over 20-22 cucumber slices.
  2. Squeeze fresh lime juice over the shrimp avocado bites and garnish with more finely chopped cilantro. If not serving right away, cover and refrigerate up to 4 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 49                       Calories from Fat 18
                                                 % Daily Value*
Fat 2g                                                3%
Cholesterol 51mg                            17%
Sodium 240mg                                10%
Potassium 83mg                                2%
Carbohydrates 1g                              0%
Protein 4g                                          8%
Vitamin A 95IU                                   2%
Vitamin C 2.4mg                                3%
Calcium 34mg                                    3%
Iron 0.6mg                                         3%
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