Healthy Recipe | Seared Shrimp with Tomato, Lime & Avocado

seared shrimp with tomato, lime, avocado recipe

This mouth-watering recipe is a very light and easy to make Mexican flavored dish. This dish of flavorfully seasoned, perfectly browned shrimp tossed with a fresh tomato sauce and rich avocado brings classic Mexican flavors to the fore. If you are a shrimp-lover then you have to try this delicious recipe!

Seared Shrimp with Tomato, Lime and Avocado Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb. large shrimp
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 avocado- halved & diced in 1/2″ squares
  • 2 scallions – Whites and greens separated & diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro-finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves – finely chopped
  • 2 canned Chipotle peppers in adobe sauce – diced
  • 2 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp. oil
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

** Canned chipotle peppers can be found in the Ethic aisle

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine tomatoes, scallion whites, cilantro, garlic, chipotle and salt in bowl. Set aisle.
  2. Combine shrimp, salt and pepper to taste in separate bowl. Heat 1 tbsp. oil in a 12 ” non-skillet over medium high. Add half of the shrimp to pan in a single layer & cook for about 1 minute. Flip shrimp & cook for another 30 seconds. Transfer shrimp to a large plate. Repeat with remaining 1 tbsp. oil and remaining shrimp.
  3. Return to skillet to medium high heat. Add tomato mixture and lime juice. Cook for 1 minute. Stir in shrimp, cook for another minute.
  4. Transfer to platter and sprinkle with scallion greens and avocado.

Makes 4 servings total. Each serving=4 proteins & 1 vegetable

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