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Real Texas Avocado Shrimp Part 1 of 4

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Ramona shares her recipe for Real Texas Avocado Shrimp and shows how to make it.
For avocado mixture
  Avocado 1 , pitted
  Lemon zest 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1⁄2 , juiced
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
For shrimp
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, minced
  Jalapeno 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Scallions 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Shrimp 1 Pound
  Kosher salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste, freshly grounded
  Red pepper flake To Taste
For garnish
  Parmesan 1 Tablespoon

1. For Avocado Mixture – in a bowl, add in the avocado and mash.
2. Stir in the lemon zest, lemon juice, sugar and parsley. Mix well and set aside.
3. For Shrimps – in a saucepan, add in the oil and heat. Stir in the garlic and sauté for a few seconds. Add the jalapeno and scallions, sauté for a few seconds.
4. Stir the scallion mixture to one side and add in the shrimps. Cook for 3 minutes on one side. Flip the shrimps and cook until pale pink.
5. Season with kosher salt, black pepper and red pepper flakes. Stir all the ingredients.
6. Turn down the heat and add in the avocados mixture and stir well. Cook for 3 – 5 minutes on low heat.

7. In a serving plate, place the spaghetti and top with shrimp and avocados. Garnish with Parmesan and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Part 2 of the series details the steps involved in making the jalapeno mixture. This mixture acts as the base of the dish.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 272 Calories from Fat 126

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.6%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g13.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 174.9 mg58.3%

Sodium 333.4 mg13.9%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.4%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 26 g52.4%

Vitamin A 21.6% Vitamin C 55.5%

Calcium 13.9% Iron 21.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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