Avocado Salad with Shrimp

5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 2 people


For the dressing:

  • 200 g Shrimps, peeled, cooked, frozen
  • 2 medium sized Cloves of garlic, fresh
  • 4 tbsp Thousand Island Sauce, (available for purchase)
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 tbsp Fish sauce, light
  • 2 tbsp Spring roll sauce ala Sanur Beach
  • 2 tbsp Lime juice, fresh
  • 20 g Avocado

To garnish:

  • 6 Coconut biscuits
  • 2 Lime sections
  • 2 tsp Red pepper paste "Shandong"
  • Flowers and leaves


  • Let the shrimp thaw and place in a bowl. Wash the avocado and cut in half lengthways around the core. Cut the quarters lengthways into thirds, peel them, cut across into bite-sized pieces and add up to 20 g for the dressing to the shrimp. Drizzle the pieces with 1 tablespoon of lime juice.
  • For the dressing, squeeze the garlic cloves. Mix in all the ingredients from the Thousand Island Sauce to the fish sauce. Process the avocado pieces with the spring roll sauce and the lime juice into a pulp and mix with the dressing.
  • Immediately before serving, add the dressing to the avocado shrimp mixture and fold in gently. Spread the finished salad on the serving bowls, garnish, serve and enjoy.


  • Spring roll sauce ala Sanur Beach, see: Spring roll sauce ala Sanur Beach Red pepper paste "Shandong", see: Red pepper paste "Shandong"
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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