Shrimp Salad-Stuffed Avocados Recipe
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Shrimp Salad-Stuffed Avocados Recipe

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This is one of my husband's favorites, even though it's pretty enough to serve at a ladies luncheon. When I needed a quick main-dish salad for my book club, I just tripled the recipe and got raves! Try it with imitation crabmeat, too. —Suzanne VanAlstyne, Petoskey, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/2 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons capers, drained
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 medium ripe avocados, halved and pitted


  1. In a small bowl, combine the first 11 ingredients. Spoon into avocado halves. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Shrimp Salad-Stuffed Avocados in Simple & Delicious September/October 2007, p35

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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misstappy User ID: 7417782 222458
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2015

"Tried this the other night. My husband loved it. Will be making it again tonight."

Mycatatom User ID: 7353387 133294
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2013

"Tasty recipe for the shrimp salad. Tarragon adds a lot! Thanks for the good ideas. Will definitely be having this again... often!"

dmedhurst User ID: 2500227 167772
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2009

"I tried this and it was FANTASTIC! My husband and I have made it many times with both shrimp and crab."

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