Chunky Shrimp Guacamole Recipe

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Monica Gonzales Modified: March 24, 2022
Chunky Shrimp Guacamole Recipe

How To Make Chunky Shrimp Guacamole

Need an appetizer for a last-minute dinner party? This easy guacamole recipe is made with chunky bits of avocado and shrimp tossed in refreshing dressing.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking:
Total: 10 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For The Shrimp:

  • 2tbsplemon juiceor lime juice
  • 2tspgarlicminced
  • Salt and pepperto taste
  • 1lbshrimpno shell and no tails, raw or pre cooked

For The Guacamole:

  • 4large ripe avocadospeeled, pitted, and diced
  • ½medium red onionpeeled nd diced
  • 1cupgrape tomatoesdiced, or cherry or Roma tomatoes
  • 2largejalapeñosstemmed, seeded and finely-diced, adjust to your spice preference
  • ½redpeppercapsicum, deseeded and chopped, OPTIONAL

For The Dressing:

  • 2tbsplemon juiceor lime juice
  • 2tbspolive oilOPTIONAL
  • cupfresh cilantrochopped, or parsley
  • ½tspkosher saltor more to taste
  • tspcuminground
  • black peppercracked, to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine shrimp together with the lemon (or lime juice), minced garlic and salt and pepper, to taste.

  2. If using raw shrimp, fry in a hot pan for about 2 to 3 minutes per side until cooked through. Transfer to a salad bowl. If using pre-cooked shrimp, you can do the first step right in the salad bowl. No need to cook them again.

  3. Add the avocados, onion, tomatoes, jalapeños and red peppers (if using). Drizzle with the lemon (or lime) juice, olive oil (if using), cilantro (or parsley), salt cumin and pepper.

  4. Toss gently until evenly mixed through.

  5. Taste and season with extra salt if needed, or an extra squeeze of lemon juice. Serve immediately with chips or veggie sticks for dipping.

Recipe Notes

 

For a creamier guacamole, continue mixing until reaching your desired consistency. If you want a mashed guacamole, feel free to smash the avocado with a fork, until reaching desired texture.

 

Nutrition

  • Calories: 288.10kcal
  • Fat: 22.54g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.32g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.91g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.85g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.18g
  • Fiber: 9.50g
  • Sugar: 2.40g
  • Protein: 10.86g
  • Cholesterol: 71.44mg
  • Sodium: 550.57mg
  • Calcium: 59.92mg
  • Potassium: 796.34mg
  • Iron: 1.17mg
  • Vitamin A: 65.32µg
  • Vitamin C: 34.11mg
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