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California Avocado Shrimp Cocktail

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Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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170
Calories
12 g
Total Fat
8 g
Protein
55 mg
Cholesterol
160 mg
Sodium
 California Avocado Shrimp Cocktail

This version of an old standard has a contemporary twist. Fresh avocado in crunchy, spicy sauce makes a cocktail sure to be a taste pleaser for those in search of flavor.

Ingredients

Serves: 6
Tbsp.  thick, chunky tomato salsa
Tbsp.  seafood cocktail sauce
Tbsp.  chopped onion
Tbsp.  diced seedless cucumber
1 1/2  Tbsp.  chopped cilantro
1 1/2  Tbsp.  lime juice
  California Avocados (1 pound), diced
30    large (21 to 25 count per pound), cooked shrimp with tails
  lime slices for garnish
  sprigs cilantro for garnish

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados

Instructions

  1. Thoroughly combine salsa and next 5 ingredients; gently fold in avocado.
  2. Chill mixture 1 hour to marry flavors. (Mixture is best served the day it's made.)
  3. To serve, divide avocado mixture among 6 stemmed glasses.
  4. Hang 5 shrimp, tails outside glass, around each rim.
  5. Garnish each with 1 twisted lime slice and 1 sprig cilantro.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 170
Total Fat 12 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 mg
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 8 g
Total Carbs 0 g
Cholesterol 55 mg
Sodium 160 mg
Potassium 0 mg
Total Sugar 0 g
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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