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Avocado Shrimp Salsa Recipe
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Avocado Shrimp Salsa Recipe

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I love to make this recipe. Sometimes I eat it all by itself, but it's excellent with tortilla chips, too! You'll enjoy it either way! —Maria Simmons, Rio Rancho, New Mexico
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound cooked small shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2 medium ripe avocados, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped seeded peeled cucumber
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Tortilla chips

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without chips) equals 52 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 133 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 11 ingredients. Serve with tortilla chips. Yield: 6 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Avocado Shrimp Salsa in Simple & Delicious July/August 2009, p48

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without chips) equals 52 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 133 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed May. 3, 2014

"Awesome!"

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Reviewed Jul. 28, 2013

"Healthy and Delightful!"

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Reviewed Oct. 2, 2012

"This recipe is so good. I served this w/tortilla chips & everyone loved it!"

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Reviewed Jul. 20, 2012

"Amazing! So fresh. I add a chopped fresh mango, it adds a new level of taste to the recipe."

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Reviewed Jun. 17, 2012

"This is amazingly good, and even better on a really hot day. The only thing I did different was to add the whole peeled and chopped cucumber and add 2 jalapenos and the juice of 2 limes."

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