Avocados stuffed with shrimp

avocados stuffed with shrimp

Tasty and succulent avocados stuffed with shrimp: this simple recipe for shrimp salad in avocado is a great appetizer that will impress your guests.

Don’t miss this dish that we’ll prepare with some jumbo shrimp. You’ll be asked to make it at every party!


  • 500 grams of shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, diced
  • 1 tablespoon of red chili powder
  • 4 firm, ripe avocados
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro leaves
  • Juice of 1 lime


  1. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan, add the shrimp and immediately season with the red chili powder and salt.
  2. Cook the shrimp over medium-high heat for 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from pan and set aside.
  3. Once cooled, dice the shrimp and in a large bowl, mix with the hard boiled egg pieces, sour cream, mayonnaise, chopped cilantro and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Cut avocados in half and remove pits. Top each avocado half with the shrimp salad.
  5. Garnish your shrimp-stuffed avocados by adding cilantro and/or scallions, chill in the refrigerator for 5 minutes and then serve.

If you like the filling of these avocados, you may be interested in preparing salads with shrimp, vegetables and greens.


  • If you don’t have sour cream you can substitute more mayonnaise or use plain Greek yogurt.
  • An optional salad you can prepare for these shrimp-stuffed avocados is radishes, red onion and finely chopped celery stalks.
  • Using Hass avocados in the preparation will allow you to incorporate more filling and vary the proportion between shrimp, spices and the vegetables you want.
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