Avocado, shrimp and mango salad

Huma Qurashi By Huma Qurashi

Christmas  is also full of tasty, easy and healthy salads, why not and an example is this salad that combines freshness, color and a touch of seafood typical for these dates. I’m going to teach you how to prepare a Christmas salad that is a true feast for the senses, a perfect combination of avocado, shrimp and mango.

This dish not only brings a touch of color and joy to your Christmas table , but also offers a balanced mix of flavors and textures that all your guests will love. Starting with a soft and healthy dish will help make the meal even more delicious.

The avocado and shrimp are the real heroes of this recipe. Avocado , with its creamy texture and mild flavor, forms an excellent base for the other ingredients. On the other hand, the prawns provide a marine touch that combines perfectly with the sweetness of the mango, thus creating a perfect balance between flavors. It is essential to choose avocados at the right point of ripeness and fresh or good quality shrimp to guarantee the success of this salad.

Following the step by step that I show you below, this Christmas salad will turn out perfect, a way to give an exotic touch to our usual dishes, the most traditional of these holidays. Do you dare to prepare it?


  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 150g. of already cooked shrimp tails (or buy shrimp and cook them)
  • 1 ripe mango
  • 1 chive
  • 100 ml. mayonnaise
  • 6g. of fine salt (or to the taste of each house)
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Avocado, Prawn and Mango Salad Recipe

  • We cut the avocados in half. We remove the bone and the inner meat, with the help of a spoon, and chop it into cubes. We reserve the halves of the crust for final plating. Chop the chives into fine brunoise.

  • We peel the mango and cut it into pieces similar to avocado. We cut the lime into quarters. We reserve.
  • Chop the shrimp tails into small pieces.

  • In a large bowl, add all the ingredients, salt, add mayonnaise to taste and mix well. We pour the mixture into the avocado carcasses, one per diner. We accompany it with the lime wedge, to season it with a citrus touch.

Tips for a delicious avocado and shrimp salad

  • Some practical tips for this salad: cut the avocado and mango into similar sized pieces for a beautiful and
  • Add the cooked and peeled shrimp at the last minute to maintain its firm texture. A light dressing, perhaps with a touch of lime or lemon, will be the perfect complement to enhance the flavors without masking them.
  • You will probably have too much filling, so we will serve it in a separate container, so that diners can repeat it.
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Hi! I'm Huma Qurashi, an international educator and food writer, excited about bringing you traditional Pakistani recipes from across the country.
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