Summer Shrimp and Avocado Salad
Stacey Hawkins Optavia
Indulge in a symphony of flavors with this irresistible low carb and Optavia friendly Shrimp Avocado Salad. Bursting with vibrant colors and tantalizing textures, this Lean and Green recipe is a feast for both the eyes and the palate.
Succulent, perfectly cooked shrimp take center stage, complemented by velvety avocado slices, crisp cucumber ribbons, and a medley of FLAVOR BURSTING goodness all tossed with a bright, citrusy dressing.
With each mouthwatering bite, you'll be transported to a seaside paradise, where the ocean breeze mingles with the essence of citrus, leaving you craving another delightful forkful- guiltlessly!
2 pounds raw, wild caught shrimp, shelled & deveined
Nonstick cooking spray
1 tsp Stacey Hawkins Dash of Desperation Seasoning
6 ounces avocado, diced
8 oz cucumber ribbons
1 C grape or cherry tomatoes, cut in half
3 ½ ounces scallions, sliced (or red onion)
4 tsp Stacey Hawkins Luscious Lemon Oil
1 T Stacey Hawkins Lit Garlic Seasoning
Juice of 1 lime
Fresh Cilantro, if desired
Add Luscious Lemon oil, lime juice, Lit Garlic to a large bowl. Whisk together to combine and set aside.
Spray a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray and heat over medium high heat.
Make the cucumber ribbons by peeling the cucumbers and then using a vegetable peeler to peel long, flat strips off the cucumber. Rotate the cucumber to ribbon all sides and stop when you hit the seeds.
Add shrimp, season with Dash of Desperation and cook on both sides for about 5 minutes until transparent and cooked through. Remove shrimp from skillet and add to a shallow bowl and set aside to cool.
Add tomatoes, cucumber ribbons and avocado to the bowl with the dressing. Toss to coat. Add the shrimp and toss again. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve.
Divide into 4 equal portions and enjoy!
Recipe Notes & Optavia Counts
Optavia Recipe Counts
1/4 of this dish is:
2 Healthy Fat
Make a batch of the dressing ahead of time. It's FABULOUS as a quick salad dressing, marinade or as a quick dip for veggies any time.
- Serving Size
- 1/4 of this recipe
- per serving
- 16.5 grams
- 6.7 grams
- 5.2 grams
- 47.7 grams
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