Marinated Shrimp in Avocado Halves

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What can I say… I love avocados! I eat them for breakfast with my eggs, in salads, or like this dish, as my main entrée!

Marinated Shrimp in Avocado Halves

12 oz. fresh or frozen shelled shrimp, medium

2 Tbl. vinegar

1 ½ tsp. lemon juice

¼ tsp. salt

1/8 tsp. dry mustard

dash of pepper

1 small onion, thinly sliced

1 garlic clove, halved

3 Tbl. vegetable oil

2 avocados, peeled, halved, seeded and rubbed with lemon juice

Thaw shrimp, if frozen; set aside. In a medium size bowl, combine vinegar, lemon juice, salt, mustard, and pepper; set aside. In medium skillet, cook shrimp, half of the onion slices and garlic in 2 tablespoons hot oil over medium heat for 4-5 minutes or until shrimp is cooked. Stir occasionally. Remove onion and garlic with slotted spoon; discard. Add shrimp and remaining oil to vinegar mixture, along with remaining onion. Cover; stir occasionally. Chill overnight. To serve, lift shrimp and onion slices from marinade; spoon into avocado halves; drizzle some marinade over all.

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