Grilled Shrimp with Avocado Butter
Recipe type: Supper
Quick to prepare and your guests will love all the flavor on both the shrimp and in the avocado butter.
  • Avocado Butter:
  • 3 avocados cut in quarters or into chunks
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Kosher or sea salt to taste
  • Shrimp Marinade:
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp Creole seasoning
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 16 jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  1. Avocado Butter: In a food processor, combine avocados, garlic, lime juice and olive oil and process until smooth.
  2. Add salt to taste.
  3. Serve immediately or transfer to an airtight container and refrigerate, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes or for up to 2 hours.
  4. Shrimp Marinade: In a medium bowl, whisk lime juice, garlic, Creole seasoning, cayenne and oil until well blended.
  5. Add shrimp and toss gently.
  6. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or for up to 2 hours.
  7. Meanwhile, preheat barbeque grill to medium-high.
  8. Remove shrimp from marinade and discard marinade.
  9. Thread 4 shrimp on each skewer.
  10. Grill shrimp, turning once, until shrimp are pink and opaque (3 to 4 minutes per side).
  11. Transfer to a platter.
  12. Gently remove skewers and serve with Avocado Butter.
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