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Blackened Cajun Shrimp-Stuffed Avocado Boats with Zesty Lemon Aioli

Blackened Cajun Shrimp-Stuffed Avocado Boats with Zesty Lemon Aioli

Discover the ultimate cold dinner with our Blackened Cajun Shrimp-Stuffed Avocado Boats topped with Zesty Lemon Aioli. This refreshing and flavorful recipe combines creamy avocado, bold Cajun-seasoned shrimp, and a tangy aioli. Perfect for warm weather dining, these avocado boats are a delicious way to enjoy a light yet satisfying meal that bursts with vibrant flavors.


  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1/2 pound pre-cooked shrimp, thawed and chopped
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup celery, finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon Gun'z & Grillz Blackening Cajun Seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish

For the Zesty Lemon Aioli:

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Prepare the Avocados:

  1. Cut the avocados in half and remove the pits.
  2. Scoop out some of the avocado flesh, leaving a small border inside the skin to create a "boat." Mash the scooped-out flesh in a bowl until creamy.

Make the Seafood Filling:

  1. In the bowl with the mashed avocado, add the thawed, pre-cooked shrimp, red bell pepper, red onion, and celery.
  2. Mix everything together until well combined.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Prepare the Zesty Lemon Aioli:

  1. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, lemon juice, lemon zest, and minced garlic.
  2. Mix well until smooth.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Assemble the Boats:

  1. Spoon the seasoned shrimp and vegetable mixture into the avocado halves, filling them generously.
  2. Lightly dust the filled avocado boats with Gun'z & Grillz Blackening Cajun Seasoning.
  3. Drizzle the Zesty Lemon Aioli over the stuffed avocados.

Garnish and Serve:

  1. Garnish with fresh parsley.
  2. Serve immediately and enjoy your refreshing, flavor-packed Cajun Seafood Avocado Boats!

This recipe is perfect for those looking to enjoy a quick and healthy meal without sacrificing flavor. The combination of spicy shrimp and creamy avocado, topped with a tangy lemon aioli, is sure to impress your taste buds. Whether you're hosting a summer gathering or just craving something fresh and delicious, these Blackened Cajun Shrimp-Stuffed Avocado Boats are the ideal choice. Enjoy every bite!


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