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Grilled California Avocado with Jumbo Prawns

Total time:

15 min

Prep time:


Cook time:

15 min

Grilled California Avocado with Jumbo Prawns



Serves: 4

2 ripe California Avocados, skin on, cut in half
4 cups baby greens
1 ripe mango
8 jumbo prawns (butterflied)
As needed Salt and pepper to taste
As needed vegetable oil, as necessary
As needed Chipotle Aioli
2 cups mayonnaise
1 small green onion diced fine
8 sprigs cilantro - leaves only - chopped
2 Tbsp. or 3/4 oz chipotle pepper juice or pepper
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 small clove garlic
As needed Salt and pepper to taste
As needed Chili Lime Vinaigrette
1 cup orange juice
1/2 cup raspberry vinegar
2 limes, juiced
1 Tbsp. sugar (adjust sugar for desired tartness)
1 cup corn oil
pinch of crushed dry chilies

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


  1. Grilled California Avocado - Cut the two ripe avocados in half, leave the skin on. Oil the fruit side and grill over hot coals or on a grill pan, fruit side down, until nice grill marks appear. Turn over and grill skin side.
  2. Baby Greens - Toss 4 cups of baby greens with chili lime vinaigrette. Divide onto 4 plates.
  3. Chili Lime Vinaigrette - (dressing for baby greens) Mix 1 Cup of orange juice, 1/2 Cup of raspberry vinegar, the juice from 2 limes, 1 Tbsp sugar, 1 Cup of corn oil, pinch of crushed dry chilies, and a pinch of salt and pepper together.
  4. Jumbo Prawns - Oil prawns slightly and grill over hot coals or use grill pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  5. Plate Assembly - Place grilled avocado half on tossed dressed salad greens, sprinkle with diced mango and place 2 grilled prawns opposite avocado. Fill center of avocado half with 1 Tablespoon of chipotle aioli. Garnish with wedge of lime.
  6. Chipotle Aioli - Blend the first 7 ingredients in small blender or hand held emulsion blender.
Nutrition information per serving

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

About the author

Chef Faz Poursohi, Faz Restaurants in California


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