This Low Carb Avocado Shrimp Cucumber Appetizer will be your new favorite appetizer! Low carb, easy to make and delicious!
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Low Carb Avocado Shrimp Cucumber Appetizer

This Low Carb Avocado Shrimp Cucumber Appetizer will be your new favorite appetizer! Low carb, easy to make and delicious!
Course: Appetizer
Calories: 0
Author: Jen Nikolaus

Ingredients

  • Cucumber sliced into 1/2 inch slices
  • 2 large California Avocado halved and pitted
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice

Marinade for Shrimp:

  • 2 lbs. large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice

Instructions

  • Combine all marinade ingredients into a large resealable bag and add in the shrimp. Let marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, mash avocado in a bowl and add in salt and pepper, to taste plus the lemon juice.
  • Preheat grill to medium high. Once heated, place shrimp on grill and close lid. Let grill for 3 minutes and then flip over and cook for another couple of minutes, until pink and cooked through. Take off grill and let cool.
  • Place cucumber slices on a large tray. Spread a spoonful of the mashed avocado mixture onto each slice. Top with a grilled shrimp. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

*This recipe can make a lot or a little, depending on how many people need to be served. Also, bags of large/jumbo shrimp vary in shrimp count, so approximate numbers of servings will vary depending on that.