Zesty Shrimp and Avocado Cocktail

Jeanne Benavidez


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.


★★★★★ 2 votes

4 - 6
20 Min
No-Cook or Other


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  • 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.

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About Zesty Shrimp and Avocado Cocktail

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #shrimp, #Ceviche, #Coctail

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