Today we decided to share an awesome healthy Cajun recipe for all some of our more zesty and flavorful friends seeking a little spice in their diet. Check out Cajun In The City’s Chef Ken Conn’s Zesty Shrimp Avocado Salad.
BY: CAJUN KEN
CAJUN IN THE CITY
Prep Time: 10 min Cooking Time: 10 min
2 lb boiled in crab boil shrimp, peeled
2 avocados, cut into large pieces
2 tbsp diced red onion
For the Dressing
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
¼ cup red wine vinegar
½ tsp garlic powder
1 tsp parsley, chopped
1 tsp Dijon mustard
salt and pepper, to taste
1. Add shrimp, avocado, and onion to a large bowl.
2. In a 2-cup measuring cup, mix together ingredients for the dressing. Whisk until well combined.
3. Add dressing to shrimp avocado salad until it has the amount you desire. Serve additional dressing on the side.
4. Sprinkle some cheese on top if needed. Shrimp Avocado Salad makes a wonderful lunch or light supper during the summer. Add this Shrimp Avocado Salad to a sandwich, pasta, or ANY CAJUN DISH.
A little background information on Chef Ken and Cajun In The City who so graciously allowed us to share this wonderful recipe with you! When we seen this dish, it was definitely had to declare it a must have…
Cajun In The City is a Network TV Cooking show hosted by Chef Ken Conn. The show is filmed and produced by PentLoft Studios LLC, a New York Based production company. Cajun In The City has aired over 13 episodes over four New York City public TV networks with a viewership reach of over 2 million people weekly; also airing on SWIG TV Network and YOUKU China.
Host Ken Conn is a well renowned expert in Southern Cajun Cuisine. He currently is a restaurant critique for TimeSquare Chronicles, in addition he authors the TimeSquare Chronicles recipe column called “The BriefCase Lunch Box” http://t2conline.com/briefcase-lunch-by-cajun-ken/.