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Shrimp, Pineapple and Avocado Cocktail (Cocktail de Camarones con Piña y Aguacate)

Erica Dinho
5 from 11 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 225 kcal


  • 24 medium shrimp peeled and deveined
  • juice of 3 limes divided
  • ½ tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 small ripe avocados peeled and cut into ½ inch cubes
  • Salt and Pepper
  • ¼ cup sliced red onion
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple cut into ½ inch cubes


  • To prepare the shrimp, Place the juice of 2 limes, salt, pepper and cumin powder in a zip lock bag, add the shrimp and marinade in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  • In a large skillet heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and cook until the shrimp are pink and cooked through, about 2 minutes each side.
  • Remove from the heat and let them cool. Reserve 8 shrimp for garnish and cut the rest into pieces at 3 pieces per shrimp.
  • In a large bowl mix the pineapple chunks, red onion, cilantro, shrimp, juice of 1 lime, salt and pepper. Mix all the ingredients well, add the avocado and fold into the mixture.
  • Serve in martini glasses and top with 2 whole shrimp each glass.


Calories: 225kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 4gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 17mgPotassium: 581mgFiber: 8gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 248IUVitamin C: 31mgCalcium: 31mgIron: 1mg
Keyword ceviche
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