Avocado stuffed with Shrimp (Aguacates Rellenos de Camarones)

Avpcado Stuffed with Shrimp

This Avocado Sttuffed with Shrimp dish is very easy to prepare and is ideal to serve as a delicious snack at any time of the day.

Aguacates Rellenos de Camarones are a popular appetizer in Colombia and other parts of South America.

Avocado Stuffed with Shrimp

Aguacate Relleno de Camarones



(Serves 6)

  • 3 ripe avocados
  • 24 shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 3/4 cup salsa rosada
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, plus more for garnish
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper
  • Lettuce for Serving

Aguacate Relleno de Camarones


  1. Bring water to a boil in a small pot. Add the shrimp, cover and turn the heat off. Leave the shrimp in the water for 5 minutes and drain.
  2. In a medium bowl, place the shrimp, onion, salsa rosada, cilantro, parsley, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  3. Cut the avocados lengthwise and remove the pit, drizzle with the lime juice and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. Place the lettuce in a serving plate and place the avocados on top. Fill each avocado with the shrimp mixture.
  5. Sprinkle with fresh cilantro and serve immediately.
  6. Aguacate Relleno

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  1. says

    Oh how I love salsa rosada!!!! Recuerdo comerme huevitos de codorniz remojados en salsa rosada cuando era ninna! que delicia!
    Estos aguacaticos se ven deliciosos!

  2. Erica says

    Hi Marta,
    I love huevitos de codorniz.
    En las fiestas de mi familia en Colombia nunca faltaban con salsa rosada! Los mejores recuerdos de mi vida.

    Gracias por visitarme.

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