Shrimp, Avocado and Asparagus Salad with Cilantro-Yogurt Dressing

This Shrimp, Avocado and Asparagus Salad recipe is perfect for summer! It’s low in calories, full of nutrients and so delicious! Slather the Cilantro-yogurt dressing and it brings all the delightful flavors together.

  • Serves 4 people
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

Shrimps

  • 6 tablespoons Light Olive Oil
  • 500 grams Asparagus, remove the bottom part
  • 500 grams Shrimps, deveined
  • 2 tablespoons Garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 2 heads Romaine Lettuce, rinsed, patted dry, wilted outer leaves discarded
  • 2 medium Red Onions, cut into slices
  • 2 medium Avocados, cut into slices
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste


Cilantro-Yogurt Dressing

  • 1 cup Greek Yogurt
  • 1 handful Fresh Coriander, chopped finely
  • 1/2 teaspoons Sea Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Paprika
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh Lime Juice

Procedure

  1. Cut the trimmed asparagus in half.
  2. On a frying pan, heat 3 tablespoons over medium heat.
  3. Add the asparagus and cook until tender. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  4. Using the same frying pan, add the remaining 3 tablespoons of oil.
  5. Sauté the garlic for 1 minute.
  6. Toss in the shrimps and stir-fry for a few seconds. Season with salt.
  7. Add the ground basil, cayenne pepper, paprika and freshly ground black pepper. Continue stirring and cook the shrimps until tender. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  8. Using a medium mixing bowl, combine yogurt, coriander, paprika, sea salt and lime juice. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  9. Arrange the romaine lettuce, red onions, asparagus, avocados, and shrimps into 4 salad bowls. Enjoy your salad with cilantro-yogurt dressing!

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