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PCLinuxOS Recipe Corner:

Blackened Shrimp Avocado Cucumber Bites

Serves about 5
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For the shrimp and cucumber bites:

  1 tablespoon oil
  1 tablespoon creole seasoning
  1 pound 16/20 shrimp, peeled and deveined
  1 cucumber, sliced
  1/4 cup Remoulade sauce (optional)

For the avocado sauce:

  1 avocado, mashed   1 green onion, thinly sliced or chopped
  2 tablespoons cilantro and/or parsley, chopped
  1 tablespoon lemon juice
  salt and cayenne to taste

For the Remoulade Sauce:

  1/4 cup mayonnaise
  1 tablespoon creole mustard
  1 tablespoon ketchup
  1 teaspoon horseradish
  1 small clove garlic
  1 tablespoon lemon juice
  1 teaspoon capers
  1 green onion (chopped)
  1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  1/4 teaspoon paprika
  hot sauce to taste


For the avocado sauce:

Mix everything and enjoy!

For the Remoulade Sauce:

Blend everything in a food processor until smooth.

For the shrimp and cucumber bites:

Toss the shrimp in the oil and the seasoning and cook in a preheated (medium-high heat) heavy bottomed pan/skillet until slightly blackened, about 2-3 minutes per side.

Assemble the bites with cucumber slices, topped with avocado sauce, shrimp and remoulade sauce.


Calories: 155         Carbs: 5.5 g         Fiber: 1.9 g         Sodium: 168 mg         Protein: 4 g

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