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California Avocado Shrimp Cocktail

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California Avocado Shrimp Cocktail

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This version of an old standard has a contemporary twist. Fresh avocado in crunchy, spicy sauce makes a cocktail sure to be a taste pleaser for those in search of flavor.

Ingredients

Serves: 6

2 Tbsp. thick, chunky tomato salsa
2 Tbsp. seafood cocktail sauce
2 Tbsp. chopped onion
2 Tbsp. diced seedless cucumber
1 1/2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
1 1/2 Tbsp. lime juice
2 California Avocados (1 pound), diced
30 large (21 to 25 count per pound), cooked shrimp with tails
6 lime slices for garnish
6 sprigs cilantro for garnish

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.

Instructions

  1. Thoroughly combine salsa and next 5 ingredients; gently fold in avocado.
  2. Chill mixture 1 hour to marry flavors. (Mixture is best served the day it's made.)
  3. To serve, divide avocado mixture among 6 stemmed glasses.
  4. Hang 5 shrimp, tails outside glass, around each rim.
  5. Garnish each with 1 twisted lime slice and 1 sprig cilantro.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutrition information per serving

Nutrition Information per Serving: 170 calories, 12g of fat, 55mg of cholesterol, 160mg of sodium, and 8g of protein.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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