Smoky Shrimp Cucumber Bites

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A delicious healthy and simple snack.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb shrimp
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 large cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ cup onion (diced)
  • ¼ cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil

Directions

  1. Place the shrimp into a bowl. Season with the dry ingredients and toss gently to coat.
  2. Place the avocado oil in a pan over medium-high heat, once it is hot, add the shrimp.
  3. Cook fully through on both sides, about 8 minutes.
  4. While shrimp are cooking, mash the avocados and slice the cucumber.
  5. Place the cucumber slices onto a plate and create space between each one.
  6. Scoop some mashed avocado and place onto each individual cucumber slice.
  7. Once shrimp are cooked, add them one by one, on top of the avocado.
  8. Sprinkle the onion and cilantro on top.
  9. Enjoy!

Shirazi Salad

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A popular Persian colorful and refreshing salad.

Ingredients

  • 3 tomatoes (diced)
  • ½ large onion (diced)
  • 1 cucumber (diced)
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 2 tablespoons mint (dried)

Directions

  1. Place the tomatoes, onion, and cucumber in a bowl. Add in the olive oil, and lemon juice.
  2. Top with the dried mint.
  3. Mix well so entire salad is seasoned evenly.
  4. Place into the refrigerator for 30 minutes prior to serving.
  5. Can be eaten on its own or as a side to accompany your favorite entree.
  6. Enjoy!