Avocado and Shrimp Salad

Avocado and Shrimp Salad

Creamy avocado is a delicious addition to this classic shrimp salad. Serve this refreshing dish by itself, on your favorite rolls or bread or on a lettuce salad. This is a great make-ahead recipe for a picnic or party.


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 pound shrimp
  • 1 cup Miracle Whip
  • 2 tablespoons bottled chili sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • Tabasco sauce
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chives


  1. Cook and cube shrimp. Whisk together first 3 ingredients until well blended.
  2. Add to shrimp, toss thoroughly, cover and marinate. Meanwhile, whisk Miracle Whip, chili sauce, garlic, Tabasco, salt and pepper until smooth. Set aside.
  3. Cube avocado; sprinkle with lemon juice. Drain shrimp. Add avocado, dill and chives and toss lightly. Fold in enough Miracle Whip to coat lightly. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  4. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Divide salad among chilled plates.

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