Shrimp & Guacamole Lightning Rounds

shrimp and guacamole lightning rounds
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  • 8Servings


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 24 raw or thawed frozen raw shrimp (31-40 count), peeled and deveined
  • 1 large clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Coarse salt and black pepper
  • 1 pinch cayenne
  • 2 large avocados, halved
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced yellow onion
  • 2 dashes hot sauce
  • 24 round tortilla chips


In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the shrimp, garlic, paprika, 1/4 tsp. salt, a pinch black pepper and the cayenne. Cook, stirring, until the shrimp are cooked through, about 2 minutes. Remove from the heat.

Scoop the avocado flesh into a bowl; mash with a fork. Stir in the lemon juice, onion, hot sauce and 1 tsp. salt.

Place the tortilla chips on a platter in a single layer. Top each with 1 tsp. of the guacamole and 1 shrimp.