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Shrimp salad with avocado and a lemon-lime dressing

average rating is 3 out of 5, based on 150 votes

Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with a vibrant and nutritious Shrimp Salad with Avocado! This low-carb, high-protein dish combines succulent shrimp, creamy avocado, and a zesty lemon-lime dressing. Perfect for diabetics and those following the SOZA weight loss program, this recipe is a refreshing delight that will leave you satisfied and nourished.

Serving suggestions/tips:

Serve the shrimp salad chilled for maximum freshness.

Sprinkle some toasted sesame seeds on top for added crunch and flavor.

Pair it with a side of steamed broccoli or grilled asparagus for a complete meal.



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  • 1 lb (450g) shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 2 cups mixed salad greens

  • 1 avocado, sliced

  • 1/4 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 1/4 cup cucumber, sliced

  • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced

  • Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish (optional)

For the Lemon-Lime Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a medium-sized pot, bring water to a boil. Add the shrimp and cook for about 2-3 minutes until they turn pink and opaque. Be careful not to overcook. Drain the shrimp and let them cool.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the mixed salad greens, sliced avocado, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, and red onion.

  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, lime juice, olive oil, minced garlic, salt, and pepper to make the dressing.

  4. Add the cooked shrimp to the salad bowl and drizzle the lemon-lime dressing over the ingredients. Toss gently to combine, ensuring the salad is evenly coated with the dressing.

  5. Divide the salad into two serving bowls or plates. Garnish with fresh cilantro leaves if desired.


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