Thai Stuffed Avocado


Lara Ferroni


  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon tamarind paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 6 peeled, deveined, and cooked shrimp, chopped
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 teaspoons chopped peanuts, for garnish
  • 2 stems cilantro, chopped, for garnish
  • 1 scallion, sliced into rounds, for garnish
  • Sriracha, for serving


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  2.  Mix together fish sauce, lime juice, tamarind paste, and sugar in a medium bowl. Add shrimp.

  3.  Cut avocado in half and remove pit. Carefully remove peel, keeping halves intact. Top each avocado half with shrimp mixture and garnish with peanuts, cilantro, and scallion; serve with sriracha to taste.

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  • Half an avocado has nearly 5 grams of fiber, about one-fifth of your daily requirement.
  • Yield: 2

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 208
Fat per serving: 17g
Saturated fat per serving: 2g
Cholesterol per serving: 35mg
Fiber per serving: 7g
Protein per serving: 7g
Carbohydrates per serving: 12g
Sodium per serving: 400mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Calcium per serving: 36mg
Adapted from An Avocado a Day: More Than 70 Recipes for Enjoying Nature’s Most Delicious Superfood. Copyright 2016 by Lara Ferroni. All rights reserved. By permission of Sasquatch Books.