Easy Shrimp Avocado Appetizer Recipe

  • Yield : makes 24 canapes
  • Servings : 4-6
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 30m

Easy shrimp avocado appetizer recipe. Very easy and delicious shrimp canape served with wasabi mayonnaise. Do you like shrimp and avocado combination? You may also like  Shrimp-Stuffed Avocado

Using shrimp, you can prepare more delicious appetizers:

Potted Shrimp Appetizer Recipe

Potted shrimp is a traditional English dish. Serve them on plain crackers or sliced French baguette.

Makes about 1 cup (250 ml)

Ingredients: 1/2 pound (240 g) raw shrimp, peeled and deveined, 1 tablespoon (15 ml) fresh thyme leaves, 1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped, salt and freshly ground white pepper, 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg, 1/4 cup (60 ml) clarified butter, 1 tablespoon (15 ml) freshly squeezed lemon juice

Instructions: In a food processor fitted with metal blade, combine shrimp, fresh thyme, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon white pepper, and grated nutmeg. Process until shrimp are finely chopped and the mixture blended, for about 15 seconds.

heat a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add clarified butter and bring to a simmer. Add the shrimp mixture, then return to a simmer and cook, stirring constantly, until shrimp are pink and opaque, for about 5 minutes.

Remove the potted shrimp from the heat. Stir in lemon juice. transfer shrimp to a serving dish. Cover with a lid and refrigerate until butter solidifies. Serve on sliced baguette.

Twisted Butterfly Shrimp Recipe

Grilled marinated twisted butterfly shrimp. very delicious! Serve with Truffle Vinegar or the Classic Cocktail Sauce.

Makes 8-10 shrimp

Ingredients: 8-10 raw jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails intact, 1 tablespoon (15 ml) minced lemon zest, 1 tablespoon (15 ml) minced garlic, 1 teaspoon (5 ml) brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper

Instructions: Cut shrimp in half lengthwise to tail with a very sharp knife. Transfer to a large bowl. Stir in lemon zest, garlic, sugar, and pepper. Marinate, unclosed, for 1 hour.

Remove marinated shrimp from the bowl. Hold shrimp at the tail, then twist two halves together to intertwine them.

Grease your grill with nonstick cooking spray.  Heat to high. Grill shrimp, turning often until they are pink and opaque, for about 2-3 minutes. Remove frilled shrimp from the grill and transfer to a serving plate. Serve immediately.

You may also like Fried Spicy Shrimp Appetizer Recipe

Easy Shrimp Avocado Appetizer Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 baguette, sliced into 1-inch (2.5 cm) rounds
  • wasabi mayonnaise
  • 2 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 48 baby shrimp, ncooked

Method

Step 1

Cut peeled and potted avocados into bite-slices.

Step 2

Spread wasabi mayonnaise on one side of each baguette round. Layer baguette rounds with sliced avocado, tomato and shrimp. Secure canapés with a toothpick.

Step 3

Transfer shrimp canapes to a serving plate. Serve immediately.

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    211
  • Fat

    13 g
  • Cholesterol

    95 mg
  • Sodium

    520 mg
  • Carbohydrate

    13 g
  • Fiber

    2 g

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