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These Chili-Lime Shrimp Stuffed Avocado Shells make a perfect summer meal. Fresh, filling, and full of flavor, they can be eaten as an appetizer, lunch, or a light dinner! | yummyaddiction.com
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Chili-Lime Shrimp Stuffed Avocado Shells

Combining the tartness of lime juice and the heat of the taco seasoning, these Shrimp Stuffed Avocado Shells make a perfect summer meal!
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 370kcal
Author: Yummy Addiction

Ingredients

  • 1 lb (450g) shrimp , peeled, deveined
  • 1 lime (for juice)
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 tablespoon (10g) Taco or any other spicy seasoning mix
  • 2 large avocados halved, pitted, cubed, skins saved
  • 1 tomato , diced
  • 1/2 cup (85g) canned artichoke hearts , roughly chopped
  • 1/3 cup (50g) red onion , chopped
  • 1/4 cup (35g) capers
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper , to taste

Instructions

  • Add the shrimp, lime juice, garlic, and taco seasoning in a bowl. Stir until the shrimp are coated. Let sit for about 15 minutes or so.
  • In a frying pan, add the shrimp with all the marinade and cook until pink and cooked through. The cooking time depends on the size of shrimp but usually 3-5 minutes is enough. Transfer to a plate and chop roughly if shrimp are big. Set aside.
  • In a bowl, combine the rest of the ingredients. Now add the cooked shrimp and mix well.
  • Fill the reserved avocado skins with the shrimp and avocado mixture. Enjoy!

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Notes

  1. Roll the lime against the counter before squeezing it. This way you'll get way more juice out of it!
 
Recipe adapted from The Primal Low-Carb Kitchen by Kyndra Holley

Nutrition

Calories: 370kcal | Carbohydrates: 18.3g | Protein: 19.6g | Fat: 26.5g | Cholesterol: 142.9mg | Sodium: 878.7mg | Sugar: 2.5g | Vitamin A: 450IU | Vitamin C: 30.5mg