Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe

This Shrimp Avocado Salad is perfect for a quick lunch or supper during the summer. Especially when it is hot and humid in south, I always start craving things that are cool and filling without being heavy and draining.


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And that makes this shrimp avocado salad the perfect answer.

Full of cool, shrimp and creamy avocados, this salad has a bit of a zestiness to it from the bits of red onion and the dressing.

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This shrimp avocado salad would also be perfect inside of fresh or bakery bread for a delicious sandwich for a more casual supper with friends or piled high on top of a bed of greens for a dressier salad for a luncheon.

There are just so many options with this bright, tasty salad that you just can’t go wrong with it.

It makes a perfect make-ahead salad as well. Toss it all together, store it in an airtight container for a luncheon the next day or even supper the next evening. You’ll be so glad you did!

Here’s my Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe. I can’t wait to here how you like it!

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Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe
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Shrimp Avocado Salad makes a wonderful lunch or light supper during the summer. Add this Shrimp Avocado Salad to a sandwich, pasta, or atop greens, too!
Serves: 6
  • 2 pounds boiled or steamed shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 avocados, cut into large pieces
  • 2 tablespoons diced red onion
  • For the Dressing
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon parsley, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Add shrimp, avocado, and onion to a large bowl.
  2. In a 2-cup measuring cup, mix together ingredients for the dressing. Whisk until well-combined.
  3. Add dressing to shrimp avocado salad until it has the amount you desire. Serve additional dressing on the side.


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  1. 1

    Loving this!! It sounds like a delicious summer side salad!

  2. 2

    Such a perfect light summer dinner! LOVE this!

  3. 3

    I can’t get over how fresh this looks – I love shrimp salads, and the red onion + avocado?! YES :)

  4. 4

    Delicious! I’ll be right over!

  5. 5

    This salad looks so summery and delicious. I can’t wait to make this!

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  7. 7

    Shrimp and avocado are such a heavenly combination, love this!!

  8. 8

    Summer in the bowl!! So yum :)

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    Susan Broughton says:

    Stopped in from The Country Cook’s, Brandi, giveaway The above recipe sounds delish!

  10. 10

    That looks awesome!!

  11. 11

    Your salad looks delish! Wish I had some shrimp in the freezer so we could have some tonight!

  12. 12

    I added cubed (ripe) mango. Delicious! Thanks for the recipe!

  13. 13

    Just made this for lunch, it was SO EASY, so I didn’t expect it could be this good. I ended up cooking the shrimp in lime juice.

  14. 14

    mmm… looks delicious! I’ll try it soon!
    I make this dish just with shrimps and avocado and for the dressing I mix olive oil (extra vergine!), soya sauce and a bit of grated ginger. soo fresh and tasty! :)

  15. 15

    Thank you for sharing, I will be preparing this for lunch!

  16. 16

    Looks delicious. I am starting the Paleo diet and this dish qualifies.

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    Patricia says:

    This looks delish, I know some people would think this is only a summer dish, but here in Calif we eat food like this all year long. Lol I plan to make tomorrow.

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    CMiller03 says:

    About how long could this be kept in fridge? I want to make it, sounds delish but don’t know how many meals I could get out of 2 pounds…it’s just me eating it!

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      Hi! You can scale the recipe to fit your needs, if needed. It goes fairly quickly around my house, but I have had it in the refrigerator up to a day and it was still fine. I wouldn’t plan on storing it awfully long though.


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