Spice up your meal with tender shrimps marinated with punchy zesty spices and grilled to perfection. Pair them with a rich avocado dip.

Serving Size: 4

Ingredients for Zesty Shrimp with Avocado Dip

for zesty shrimps:

  • Shrimps. 500 gram, peeled and deveined
  • Garlic, 2, minced
  • Lime juice, 1/4 Cup
  • Zest of one lime
  • Coriander, 2 Tablespoon
  • Olive oil, 1/4 Cup
  • Sea salt, 1/2 teaspoon
  • Ground pepper, 1/2 teaspoon
  • Smoked paprika, 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin, 1 teaspoon
  • Cayenne pepper, 1/4 teaspoon

for avocado dip:

  • Avocado, 1 large
  • Greek yogurt, 1/3 Cup
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • Olive oil, 2 Tablespoon
  • Coriander, 2 Tablespoon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions for Zesty Shrimp with Avocado Dip

1.Peel and clean shrimps.

2.In a large bowl, mix minced garlic, lime juice, zest of lime, coriander, olive oil, salt and pepper, smoked paprika, cumin, and cayenne pepper. It’s best to leave the shrimps in the marinade for a couple of hours, but if you are pressed for time, you can skip the step.

3.Grease the frying pan. Cook shrimps for a minute per side. Set aside.

4.In a small bowl, scoop out avocado and mash. Add greek yogurt, lime juice, olive oil, coriander, and salt and pepper. Mix well to make avocado dip.

5.Serve the cooked shrimps with avocado dip.

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Tender shrimps marinated with zesty, punchy spices and grilled to perfection. Serve with avocado dip.

Zesty Shrimp with Avocado Dip


  • Author: graceoh@wellforher.com
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

Spice up your meal with tender shrimps marinated with punchy zesty spices and grilled to perfection. Pair them with a rich avocado dip.


Ingredients

Scale

For Zesty Shrimps

  • Shrimps. 500 gram, peeled and deveined
  • Garlic, 2, minced
  • Lime juice, 1/4 Cup
  • Zest of one lime
  • Coriander, 2 Tablespoon
  • Olive oil, 1/4 Cup
  • Sea salt, 1/2 teaspoon
  • Ground pepper, 1/2 teaspoon
  • Smoked paprika, 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin, 1 teaspoon
  • Cayenne pepper, 1/4 teaspoon

For Avocado Dip

  • Avocado, 1 large
  • Greek yogurt, 1/3 Cup
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • Olive oil, 2 Tablespoon
  • Coriander, 2 Tablespoon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

1.Peel and clean shrimps.

2.In a large bowl, mix minced garlic, lime juice, zest of lime, coriander, olive oil, salt and pepper, smoked paprika, cumin, and cayenne pepper. 

3.Grease the frying pan. Cook shrimps for a minute per side. Set aside.

4.In a small bowl, scoop out avocado and mash. Add greek yogurt, lime juice, olive oil, coriander, and salt and pepper. Mix well to make avocado dip.

5.Serve the cooked shrimps with avocado dip.

 

Notes

It’s best to leave the shrimps in the marinade for a couple of hours before cooking. But if you are pressed for time, you can skip the step.

  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Grill and Dip
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: Zesty Shrimp with avocado dip, grilled shrimp with avocado sauce, shrimp with avocado sauce