Grilled Shrimp with Warm Avocado-Lime Sauce

Prep time: 5min
Total time: 15min
Serves: 4
2
limes, divided (one to juice, one for grilling)
1
avocado, peeled and pitted
3/4 cup
chicken, fish or vegetable stock
175 mL
2 tbsp
sour cream
30 mL
1/2 tsp
sugar
2 mL
1/4 tsp
ground cumin
1 mL
1/8 tsp
cayenne pepper
0.5 mL
1/2 tsp
each salt and pepper, divided
24
raw large black tiger shrimp, peeled, tail on
2 tbsp
olive oil
30 mL
Per Serving (1/4 of the recipe):
calories
600
fat
38 g
saturated fat
11 g
carbs
64 g
protein
8 g
cholestrol
38 mg
fibre
6 g
sodium
70 mg

Directions

  1. Place 1 tbsp (15 mL) lime juice, avocado, stock, sour cream, sugar, cumin and cayenne in food processor or blender and pulse until smooth; season with ΒΌ tsp each salt and pepper. Transfer to a small saucepan. Set aside.

  2. In a bowl, toss shrimp with olive oil and season with remaining salt and pepper. Grill shrimp on medium-high heat, 1 to 2 min. per side, or until just cooked through. Cut lime into thick wedges and grill to lightly mark.

  3. Bring reserved avocado sauce to a simmer over medium-low heat. (Set saucepan on barbecue stove burner, if available. Otherwise, use a stove burner.) Divide shrimp evenly among 4 plates, and serve with the warm sauce grilled lime wedges.