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Cilantro Lime Shrimp and Avocado salad

There are some recipes that you just crave…for me, this Cilantro Lime Shrimp and Avocado salad is one that I will start craving out of nowhere. Although this is definitely a perfect summer salad, when fresh veggies are everywhere, I couldn’t help but make it tonight because it just sounded so go.

The recipe is super simple, and the result is a light and fresh salad that is a perfect lunch or light supper.

You will need the following ingredients for a single serving:

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  • 10-15 shrimp
  • 2 roma tomatoes (or tomatoes of your choice), seeded
  • Red onion (I usually do about a tablespoon
  • 1/4 an avocado
  • 1/4 jalapeno, seeded
  • 1/2 lime, squeezed
  • 1 small bunch of cilantro
  • pinch of salt

First, thaw out your shrimp (if using cooked, frozen…which is the easiest), and take off the tails.

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Next, chop all of the ingredients (except the lime) and put into a bowl.

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Now, squeeze the lime over the salad…and add a pinch of salt (I often omit the salt – it doesn’t always need it)

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Mix up all ingredients and enjoy….oh so good and so fresh!! YUM!!!

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This recipe is easily altered if you want to make 4 servings, 2 servings…

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