Avocado-Lime Shrimp Salad (Ensalada de Camarones con Aguacate y Limon)


This easy shrimp salad contains no lettuce. It's perfect for barbeques or as a 'change of pace' dinner side dish. Customize this recipe with your favorite salad dressing in place of the lime juice. The lime gives it a tiny tangy kick.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
6 servings


  • 1 ¼ pounds cooked deveined shelled shrimp, tail shells removed

  • 3 avocados - peeled, pitted and diced

  • 1 bunch green onion tops, chopped

  • 3 large red tomatoes, diced

  • 1 large yellow tomato, diced

  • 1 bell pepper (any color), chopped

  • ½ bunch cilantro, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Cut the shrimp into 2 or 3 pieces and place in a large bowl; add the avocado, green onion, red and yellow tomatoes, bell pepper, cilantro, and lime juice; mix. Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate at least 15 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

301 Calories
17g Fat
19g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 301
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 21%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 144mg 48%
Sodium 162mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 10g 35%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 53mg 266%
Calcium 106mg 8%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 1119mg 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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