Liberace's Avocado Stuffed with Shrimp
"His lemon french dressing is seperate since he used it in many sea food recipes"
- Serving Size: 1 (320.5 g)
- Calories 251.5
- Total Fat - 12.7 g
- Saturated Fat - 2.1 g
- Cholesterol - 179.4 mg
- Sodium - 838.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 15.6 g
- Dietary Fiber - 7.8 g
- Sugars - 4 g
- Protein - 22.4 g
- Calcium - 124.6 mg
- Iron - 1.5 mg
- Vitamin C - 37.1 mg
- Thiamin - 0.1 mg
Step by Step Method
Cut the avocados in half lengthwise.
Remove pits and skin and sprinkle once with the lemon juice. Mix the shrimp, celery, and parsley with 1/2 cup dressing.
Make nests of shredded lettuce, place the avocado halves in the nests,
Fill with shrimp mixture and spoon remaining dressing over.
No special items needed.
The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.
- Choose avocados that are ripe but still firm, for the best texture.
- For the shrimp, use cooked shrimp that is peeled and deveined.
- Substitute cooked chicken for the shrimp for a more budget-friendly option. The benefit of this substitution is that it is more cost-effective and can be more widely accessible.
- Substitute Greek yogurt for the lemon french dressing for a healthier option. The benefit of this substitution is that it is a healthier alternative with less fat and fewer calories.
Taco-Stuffed Avocado Replace the shrimp mixture with a taco filling of your choice. Top with cheese, tomatoes, and lettuce, and serve with salsa and sour cream.
Parmesan-Crusted Asparagus: This crunchy, cheesy side dish is the perfect accompaniment to Liberace's Avocado Stuffed with Shrimp. The creamy avocado and shrimp are complemented by the crunchy asparagus and Parmesan cheese, making it an ideal pairing.
Lemon-Garlic Roasted Potatoes: These roasted potatoes are a delicious and easy side dish that pairs perfectly with Liberace's Avocado Stuffed with Shrimp. The savory garlic and lemon flavors bring out the sweetness of the avocado, while the potatoes provide a hearty crunch that complements the Parmesan-crusted asparagus.
Q: How do I prepare the avocados?
A: Cut the avocados in half lengthwise, remove pits and skin, and sprinkle with lemon juice.
Q: How do I store avocados?
A: Store unripe avocados at room temperature and ripen them in a paper bag. Once ripe, store them in the refrigerator for up to a week.
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The recipe was created by the famous entertainer Liberace. He was known for his flamboyant costumes and extravagant performances.
The lemon french dressing used in this recipe is a classic dish and has been around since the 19th century.