Blackened Shrimp and Avocado Salad Recipe

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Katie Published: November 15, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Blackened Shrimp and Avocado Salad

If you want to eat a tasty and healthy meal in one dish, this salad recipe will be your favorite. It is low fat and low carbs but full of flavorful taste.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 10 minutes



  • 500gshrimpraw and peeled, tails removed
  • 2garlic clovesminced
  • 1tspground basil
  • 1tspdried thyme
  • 1tspsea salt
  • 1tspblack pepperfresh cracked
  • 1tspcayenne pepperadd more to suit your tastes
  • 2tspsweet paprikaor smokey for a different flavour option
  • 2Asparagushalved
  • 1tspolive oil
  • 4cupslettuce leavesor lettuce of choice, washed, and ready to use
  • 1avocadocubed
  • ¼red onionsliced
  • 1fresh basil leaves
  • cupgreek yogurt
  • 1tsplemon pepper
  • 1tsplemon juiceoptional for extra flavor
  • 2tbspwateror olive oil
  • salto taste


  1. In a shallow bowl, combine shrimp with all of the spice ingredients, and rub into the shrimp until evenly coated.

  2. Heat a large pan or skillet on medium heat and add the olive oil.

  3. Saute the shrimp or prawns and the asparagus while turning occasionally until the shrimp or prawns and asparagus have started to change color and are just cooked for about 5 minutes.

  4. Combine the lettuce leaves, avocado, onion slices, and basil leaves in a salad bowl.

  5. Add the shrimp or prawns and avocado over the top. Drizzle with the dressing.


  1. Combine the yogurt in a bowl with the lemon pepper, lemon juice, water, and salt. Mix well to combine.


  • Calories: 649.40kcal
  • Fat: 35.64g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.78g
  • Trans Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.04g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.23g
  • Carbohydrates: 28.53g
  • Fiber: 10.32g
  • Sugar: 11.96g
  • Protein: 59.89g
  • Cholesterol: 353.30mg
  • Sodium: 1846.85mg
  • Calcium: 417.41mg
  • Potassium: 1193.43mg
  • Iron: 4.32mg
  • Vitamin A: 409.15µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.98mg
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