Blackened Shrimp Avocado Cucumber Bites

What is it about the fresh blackened shrimp and avocado that make them such a favorite with everyone from the health conscious to those who just love their sweet and sour taste. From the original recipe, which consists of chopped shrimp, avocado and a few pieces of cucumber and you can use your favorite sweetener to achieve a truly delicious sweet treat.

If you love seafood then you will love these Blackened Shrimp Avocado Cucumber Bites. These bites are perfect for entertaining or as a quick snack.

They are served with fresh lemon juice, chopped parsley and garlic, as well as a sprinkling of parsley leaves. You are probably wondering, are Avocado Cucumber Blackened Shrimp bites really worth a second glance?

Well, the answer is quite simple. Yes, they are and yes you should be giving them a try soon. Blackened shrimp and avocado are a match made in heaven, a combination that has been tried and true since the days of Creole Louisiana cuisine.

Blackened Shrimp Avocado Cucumber Bites

Recipe by TiffanieCourse: SeafoodCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

8

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes

Light and tasty blackened creole seasoned shrimp on crisp and juicy cucumber slices with cool and creamy avocado and flavour packed remoulade sauce!

Ingredients

  • For the shrimp and cucumber bites
  • 1 tablespoon oil

  • 1/4 cup remoulade sauce (optional)

  • 1 cucumber, sliced

  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deviened

  • 1 tablespoon creole seasoning

  • For the avocado sauce
  • 1 avocado, mashed

  • salt and cayenne to taste

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons cilantro and/or parsley, chopped

  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced or chopped

Directions

  • For the shrimp and cucumber bites
  • Toss the shrimp in the oil and the seasoning and cook in a preheated (medium-high heat) heavy bottomed pan/skillet until slightly blackened, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  • Assemble the bites with cucumber slices, topped with avocado sauce, shrimp and remoulade sauce.
  • For the avocado sauce
  • Mix everything and enjoy!

Reference closetcooking.

 

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