Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe

Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe – This quick and easy Shrimp Avocado Salad comes together in a snap for a light and refreshing, no cook salad recipe!

Shrimp Avocado Salad | ©


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.

Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe

Shrimp Avocado Salad | ©


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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5 from 2 votes

Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe

Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe - This quick and easy Shrimp Avocado Salad comes together in a snap for a light and refreshing, no cook salad recipe!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best shrimp avocado salad, easy shrimp avocado salad, shrimp avocado salad
Servings: 8
Calories: 256
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch


  • 2 pounds boiled or steamed shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 avocados cut into large pieces
  • 2 tablespoons diced red onion

For the Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon parsley chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Add shrimp, avocado, and onion to a large bowl.
  • In a 2-cup measuring cup, mix together ingredients for the dressing. Whisk until well-combined.
  • Add dressing to shrimp avocado salad until it has the amount you desire. Serve additional dressing on the side.


Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 285mg | Sodium: 892mg | Potassium: 334mg | Fiber: 3g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 9.9mg | Calcium: 170mg | Iron: 2.8mg


Robyn xo

From the Add a Pinch recipe archives. Originally published 2013.

74 comments on “Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe”

  1. Are the ingredients in the dressing sufficient to keep the avocado from turning if there’s leftovers?

  2. What could you add to zip it up a bit? I may not have put enough red onion in.

  3. I just grilled shrimp and made some quinoa but I needed a dressing. Going to try ur dressing. Thanks for sharing.

  4. My boyfriend and I loved this recipe. I think adding quinoa or even just lettuce would be great, too, if you’re looking for a filler. The dressing complemented the shrimp well. I would like to try this with grilled shrimp and zucchini one day.

  5. Thank you for this recipe. We usually like vinegar-based recipes so I thought that this one would be a winner! The kids love avocados and shrimp as much as my husband and I do, so we thought this would be a no-brainer on a hot summer night. The red-wine vinegar was not our favorite. I think next time I might try it with apple-cider vinegar or balsamic vinaigrette. I think I would also like to try it with fresh ginger, lemon juice or cilantro (even though I’m not a big fan of cilantro). I like the idea of this recipe a lot and can’t wait to tweak it and see what I can come up with! 🙂

  6. Have been making this recipe as is for years , I find it to be better when it’s sits for at least 6 hours , it’s best the next day though once it all sits also great made with chicken instead ☺️

  7. Add a few quartered tiny tims and make a dressing of your choice and, voila! I muh more than pedestrian salad.

  8. This recipe is awesome!  I added a small amount of agave to make it sweeter.  I didn’t have red onions, so my husband suggested  shallots.  I used to taste.  We love shallots, so I used more.  This will be regular at our house. Thanks for the recipe,

  9. I just leave out the red onion, and add in my fav veggies. Super easy to make!

  10. I just started the “bulletproof” diet and this fits! Thanks for the great recipe.

  11. I always serve this over a bed of raw baby spinach!!

  12. Just made a single serving. For tomorrow’s lunch.. The dressing is delish although I added a little water to thin it, I may have added in too much Dijon. I think ill put it on a bed of spinach with a couple of cherri tomatoes cut up. Nice recipe. I think it’s one I’ll go to again. Thanks !!!

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