This low-carb Shrimp Avocado Salad is made with only a few simple ingredients with a zesty lime olive oil dressing that adds a fresh flavor!
▢1 lb. shrimp thawed drained and patted dry with paper towel
▢1 tablespoon olive oil
▢2 avocados peeled and sliced
▢Salt and pepper
▢¼ red onion sliced
▢2 cups shredded lettuce
▢1 tablespoon fresh chopped cilantro
▢3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
▢3 tablespoons fresh-squeezed lime juice
▢1 teaspoon cumin
▢1/4 teaspoon sea salt
▢1/4 teaspoon Fresh cracked pepper
To steam the shrimp, bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the thawed shrimp to a steamer basket or mesh strainer and steam for 5-6 minutes until they turn opaque and cooked through
To make the dressing, use a bowl large enough to hold all the ingredients. Whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, cumin, salt and pepper
Transfer the cooked shrimp on top of the dressing. Add the red onions and gently combine all the ingredients with the dressing in the bowl. Spoon mixture over the shredded lettuce and add the sliced avocados.
Garnish with cilantro and serve at room temperature or chilled.