The BEST Avocado Shrimp Salad

This shrimp salad is made with delicious boiled shrimp, fresh avocado, fresh dill weed, green onions, and some celery for added crunch.
Course lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword avocado, Salad, shrimp, Shrimp Salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Cool down time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 356 kcal
Author Lyuba Brooke



  • 1 1/2 lbs raw shrimp de-veined
  • 1 lime
  • 2 sprigs of dill weed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tsp salt
  • Fresh cracked black pepper
  • About 2 quarts water

Shrimp Salad

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onion
  • 3 Tbsp minced fresh dill weed
  • Salt
  • 1/4 cup mayo little more if you like it saucier


  1. Clean and de-vein shrimp.

  2. Bring water to boil and add juice from lime, 1/2 of the squeezed lime, bay leaf, dill weed springs, salt, and pepper. Mix well and simmer for a few minutes.
  3. Add shrimp to the pot and cook until just done.
  4. Strain off water and let shrimp cool in the strainer until easy to handle.
  5. Add shrimp to a mixing bowl.

  6. Cut, pit, and peel avocado. Dice avocado meat and add it to the bowl.
  7. Add diced celery, green onion, and dill weed.
  8. Add lime juice and salt, gently mix.
  9. Add mayo and mix until all evenly coated.
  10. Cool for 30 minutes to an hour and serve.
  11. Store in the refrigerator, in an air-tight container.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
The BEST Avocado Shrimp Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 356 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 435mg145%
Sodium 2589mg113%
Potassium 453mg13%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 36g72%
Vitamin A 275IU6%
Vitamin C 19.8mg24%
Calcium 269mg27%
Iron 4.1mg23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.