Cajun Shrimp Guacamole Bites

Cajun Shrimp Guacamole Bites

Takes , serves 25.

Ingredients

  • Chipotle Shrimp:
  • 1lb. large raw shrimp, peel and deveined
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Guacamole:
  • 4 small avocados
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • juice of 1 lime (about 2–3 tablespoons)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • salt to taste
  • To assemble:
  • Wellington Crackers

Instructions

  1. To prepare the Guacamole: Add avocado, cilantro, lime juice, red wine vinegar, red pepper flakes, and salt to a food processor or blender. Lightly pulse until the mixture is smooth. Set aside.
  2. To prepare the Chipotle Shrimp: In a small bowl, add shrimp, smoked paprika, ground cumin, sea salt, and chipotle chili powder. Toss the shrimp to coat in the seasoning blend.
  3. Heat a large skillet to medium high heat. Add olive oil to the pan and then place the shrimp. Cook shrimp for 2-3 minutes per side.
  4. Assemble the bites. Top each Wellington Cracker with a dollop of guacamole, one shrimp, and garnish with fresh cilantro.
  5. Serve