Shrimp and avocado appetizer

Low Sodium

Most fruits are made up of mostly carbohydrates but avocados are full of heart-smart fats! In addition to improving heart health, the healthful fats in avocados can also help you feel satisfied and fuller for longer.


16 cracked black pepper water crackers
1/2 avocado, thinly sliced
16 medium cooked shrimp, cooled or from frozen
1 lemon, cut into small pieces (garnish)


  1. On each cracker, place a slice of avocado and piece of shrimp.
  2. Place appetizers on a platter and garnish with lemon.
  3. Enjoy immediately with a fresh squeeze of lemon.

Makes 16 servings

Recipe contains: wheat, shellfish

Carb choices per serving: 0

*Option not included in nutrition facts.

First Published: 11/14/2016
Last Reviewed: 11/14/2016

shrimp with avocado
This appetizer can also be made with smoked salmon.* (Note: Smoked salmon will increase the amount of salt (sodium) in this recipe.)
shrimp and avocado appetizer nutrition label