The Manhattan Avocado Cocktail

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Nutrition Facts
The Manhattan Avocado Cocktail
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 386 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 42%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 0mg 42%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugar 0g  
Protein 30g 60%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic mashed
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 lbs jumbo shrimp cooked
  • 2 tsp red thai or jalapeño pepper
  • 3 oz mesculin greens slightly packed 2 cups
  • 1/2 cup tomato for garnish seeded and diced
  • 2 Avocado From Mexico halved pitted, peeled and slice

Instructions

  1. In a microwave-proof cup, microwave the oil, garlic and cumin seeds, on high, 30 seconds to 1 minute, just until hot. Let stand 10 minutes.
  2. Remove the garlic with a fork, whisk in the lime juice and salt. In a medium bowl, toss shrimp with 1 tablespoon of the dressing and the jalapeño pepper.
  3. Cover and refrigerate. Place the avocado slices in a 9” glass pie plate. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons of the dressing (whisking first with fork to blend).
  4. Shake dish to coat avocado. Press plastic wrap lightly over surface of avocado and seal around edge of plate. Refrigerate up to 4 hours. Reserve remaining dressing. To serve: Toss greens with 1 tablespoon of remaining dressing.
  5. Divide greens among 4 martini glasses, mounding in center. Arrange shrimp and dot with tomato. Decoratively stand avocado slices in glass, using the greens and shrimp to rest against.
  6. For scallops: in a large non-stick skillet, heat 1 teaspoon olive oil over medium-high heat.
  7. Add scallops for 1-2 minutes per side, until lightly browned. Cool. Proceed with recipe, adding the dressing.

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Nutrition Facts
The Manhattan Avocado Cocktail
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 386 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 42%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 0mg 42%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugar 0g  
Protein 30g 60%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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