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Seafood Filled Avocados

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Ingredients
  Fresh lime juice 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Cider vinegar 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Grated lime rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried de arbol chili/Japones chili 1⁄4 Teaspoon, seeded and crumbled
  Vegetable oil 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Cooked crab meat 4 Ounce (115 Gram)
  Tiny shelled deveined cooked shrimp 8 Ounce (225 Gram)
  Coarsely chopped fresh cilantro 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoons, Coriander)
  Ripe avocados 2 Large (Firm)
  Shredded romaine lettuce 500 Milliliter (2 Cups)
  Red bell pepper strips 8
  Green olives 4
  Lime wedges 4
Directions

1. Combine lime juice, vinegar, garlic, lime rind, salt and chilies in small bowl. Gradually add oil, whisking continuously; whisk dressing until thoroughly blended.
2. Break crab meat into coarse shreds, picking out and discarding any shell or cartilage.
3. Combine crab, shrimp and coriander in medium bowl. Add dressing; toss lightly with 2 forks to mix. Refrigerate, covered, to blend flavors, 1 to 2 hours.
4. At serving time, cut avocados lengthwise into halves. Remove and discard pits; pare halves.
5. Divide lettuce evenly among 4 individual serving plates. Top each with 1 avocado half, cut-side-up. Spoon 1/4 of the seafood mixture into hollow of each avocado. Garnish with bell-pepper strips and olives.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Appetizer
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Party

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