Nutty Shrimp and Cashew Guac

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Nutty Shrimp and Cashew Guac

  • Serves 8
  • Calories 190

Ingredients

  • 1 T. butter
  • 1/4 c. cashews, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 t. ground red pepper
  • 1 lb. shrimp, peeled & deveined
  • 1-1/2 T. mayonnaise
  • 1 T. yellow mustard
  • 1 T. shallots, minced
  • 1 T. cilantro, minced
  • 1 T. vinegar
  • 1 t. red pepper flakes
  • 1 t. sugar
  • 1/2 ea. lemon, juiced
  • 2 ea. Avocados From Mexico, pitted, peeled, & diced

Instructions

  1. Cook the shrimp in simmering water until done. Drain the shrimp and roughly chop it into small pieces.
  2. Melt the butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Add cashews and ground red pepper. Toss until the cashews are coated and slightly browned. Set aside to cool.
  3. In a large bowl, add the shrimp, mayonnaise, mustard, shallots, cilantro, vinegar, red pepper flakes, sugar, and lemon juice. Mix until the ingredients are well combined.
  4. Carefully fold in avocados.
  5. Garnish with cashews.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving (204g)
Amount Per Serving 8
Calories 190
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 14%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 95mg 32%
Sodium 110mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 1g  
  Includes 0.5g Added Sugars 1%
Protein 13g 0%
Vitamin D 0.03mcg (0 IU) 0%
Calcium 47mg 4%
Iron 0.89mg 4%
Potassium 430mg 10%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Instructions

  1. Cook the shrimp in simmering water until done. Drain the shrimp and roughly chop it into small pieces.
  2. Melt the butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Add cashews and ground red pepper. Toss until the cashews are coated and slightly browned. Set aside to cool.
  3. In a large bowl, add the shrimp, mayonnaise, mustard, shallots, cilantro, vinegar, red pepper flakes, sugar, and lemon juice. Mix until the ingredients are well combined.
  4. Carefully fold in avocados.
  5. Garnish with cashews.

Jax Tips

The most photogenic dip deserves a proper photo shoot. Here are some simple hacks, and remember to post your guac with #HomemadeCinco to enter to win.

  • Find a festive, colorful bowl (Get creative and even paint your own)
  • A touch of lemon juice or olive oil will keep it from browning
  • Experiment with dippers besides chips for some flair
  • Shoot during the day to utilize natural lighting

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