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5 from 3 votes

Easy Shrimp Stuffed Avocado

Easy Shrimp Stuffed Avocado, a delicious appetizer or main dish recipe, creamy mayo shrimp avocado combination.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: antipasto, Side Dish
Cuisine: American/Italian
Keyword: an easy cold summer appetizer, cold stuffed avocado summer recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 181kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1 avocado
  • 7 ounces small shrimp cleaned frozen or fresh
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • salt to taste
  • chopped fresh Italian Parsley

Instructions

  • In a pot of boiling water cook shrimp until tender, drain and rinse under cold water. Drain well (towel dry).
  • In a small bowl mix together mayonnaise and ketchup.
  • With a sharp knife cut the avocado lengthwise and remove pit, then carefully cut around the edges and slice to make cuts in the avocado to form small cubes (see photo remove and place in a medium bowl).
  • Add the cooled drained shrimp, mayonnaise and ketchup mixture and gently mix together to coat, salt to taste.
  • Top with freshly chopped Italian parsley. Serve with fresh Italian crusty bread or a salad. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 127mg | Sodium: 467mg | Potassium: 295mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 95IU | Vitamin C: 7.1mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 1.3mg