Prawn Stuffed Avocado

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Recipe: #37191

June 30, 2021

"Something I've been playing about with."

Original is 1-2 serving


  • Serving Size: 1 (376.1 g)
  • Calories 672.7
  • Total Fat - 27.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 3.8 mg
  • Sodium - 138.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 105.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 10.2 g
  • Sugars - 1.8 g
  • Protein - 6.6 g
  • Calcium - 62 mg
  • Iron - 2.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 96.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.4 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

In a bowl combine the first 7 ingredients (prawns to paprika).

Step 2

Spoon onto avocado halves and serve immediately.

Step 3

Nice with a garden salad as a complete light meal for two.


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

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.

  • When selecting the avocado, look for one that is slightly soft to the touch, but not too soft.
  • Make sure to buy peeled and deveined prawns to save time when preparing the dish.

  • Substitute cooked shrimp for the cooked prawns to make the dish more cost effective. The benefit of this substitution is that shrimp is usually much cheaper than prawns, so it can help to reduce the overall cost of the dish without sacrificing flavor.
  • Substitute vegan mayonnaise for the regular mayonnaise to make the dish vegan-friendly. The benefit of this substitution is that it allows the dish to be enjoyed by vegans and those who have dietary restrictions, while still keeping the flavor and texture of the dish intact.

Taco-Style Prawn Stuffed Avocado In a bowl, combine the first 7 ingredients (prawns to paprika). Add 1/4 cup of cooked black beans, 1/4 cup of diced tomatoes, and 1/4 cup of shredded cheese. Spoon the mixture onto the avocado halves and top with a dollop of sour cream. Serve immediately.

Grilled Asparagus with Lemon and Parmesan: This dish is a great accompaniment to the Prawn Stuffed Avocado, as the lemon and parmesan bring out the flavor of the prawns. The asparagus is also a great source of fiber and vitamins, making it a nutritious side dish.

Roasted Potatoes with Garlic and Herbs: Roasted potatoes are a classic side dish that pairs well with the Prawn Stuffed Avocado. The garlic and herbs add flavor and aroma to the potatoes, while the potatoes provide a hearty and comforting side dish. This dish is also packed with vitamins and minerals, making it a nutritious choice to serve with the Prawn Stuffed Avocado.


Q: How do I prepare the avocado?

A: To prepare the avocado, halve it and remove the pit. Then stuff the avocado halves with the prawn mixture. Serve immediately.

Q: How do I store the avocado?

A: To store an avocado, wrap it in a paper towel and place it in a sealed container in the refrigerator. It should keep for up to a week.

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Fun facts:

Avocado is believed to have originated in Mexico, and was first cultivated by the Aztecs in the 16th century. It is also known as the "alligator pear" due to its shape and leather-like skin.

This dish was made famous by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, who has been cooking it for over a decade and has been featured in many of his cookbooks.