Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine
Shrimp Cocktail with Guacamole
Total:
14 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
14 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1-ounce olive oil
  • 8 jumbo shrimp (10 to 20 count per pound)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 avocado, seeded and peeled
  • 1/2 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 sprig fresh cilantro, leaves chopped
  • Splash hot sauce (recommended: Tabasco)

Directions

In a saute pan, heat olive oil over moderate high heat. Season shrimp with salt and pepper and cook for 1 or 2 minutes on each side or until pink. Using a fork, coarsely mash avocado with lime and garlic. Stir in onion, cilantro and hot sauce to blend. Season with salt, to taste. Place the guacamole in a dipping bowl with the shrimp arranged around.

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