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zesty shrimp and avocado cocktail

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Jeanne Benavidez
Odessa, TX

This is one of my favorite summertime recipes. It's cool, refreshing and delicious. Quite a crowd pleaser. These photos are from web sites Big Oven and Grabbing the Gusto.

(3 ratings)
yield 4 - 6
prep time 20 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For zesty shrimp and avocado cocktail

  • 3
    large avocados, chopped
  • 1 1/3
    cucumbers, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1
    small red onion, chopped
  • 1
    rib celery, chopped
  • 1/2 bunch
    fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 lb
    medium shrimp, peeled, de-veined and steamed
  • 6 c
    spicy v-8 vegetable juice
  • 2
    limes, juiced
  • tabasco sauce
  • lime wedges to serve

How To Make zesty shrimp and avocado cocktail

  • 1
    Gently mix first six ingredients together in a large glass container.
  • 2
    Add the V-8 juice and lime juice. Stir gently until thoroughly combined. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • 3
    Serve in chilled margarita glasses or other attractive glass containers.
  • 4
    Garnish each glass with a lime wedge and add extra Tabasco sauce as desired.