Cilantro Lime Shrimp, Avocado, Chickpea Salad

by Sherri on July 3, 2014 · 28 comments · Clean Eating, Simple Recipes

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Cilantro Lime Shrimp, Avocado, Chickpea Salad

I love salads during the Summer more than any other time of the year. They are so wonderful to have for a “clean lunch” by themselves or as a side dish with dinner.

I had a bag of frozen shrimp in the freezer that I was planning on marinating and grilling again but I was in the mood for something different.  And since I’m on a cilantro kick lately, (I really can’t get enough! Love it!), I made this little Cilantro Shrimp, Avocado, Chickpea Salad concoction and I loved it so much I had it for dinner with my favorite Turkey Burgers.

INGREDIENTS, adapted from Peanut Butter Fingers

1 lb of cooked shrimp, cut in half

1 cup of chickpeas

1 avocado, diced

1/2 cup of cilantro, chopped

1 TBSP of lime juice

1 tsp olive oil

1/2 tsp of garlic powder

1/8 tsp pepper


Combine all ingredients in a medium sized bowl and stir gently until mixed throughly.

Chill in refrigerator for at least 1 hour for flavors to blend.


Cilantro Lime Shrimp, Avocado, Chickpea Salad1

I am sharing this recipe at some of these great Weekly Linky Parties.

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Tati Moli July 7, 2014 at 9:24 am

I have to bookmark this one. I’m considering go gluten free for a while.


cathy July 7, 2014 at 9:32 pm

PINNED! This looks amazing! So, So good! :-)
Stopping by from in and out kitchen party!


Kathi Riemer July 8, 2014 at 4:31 pm

What a tasty looking recipe!! I pinned it and will try it. Thank you.


Kelly July 9, 2014 at 9:16 am

This sounds delicious!


Virginia July 10, 2014 at 10:18 am

You had me at cilantro! That sounds wonderful. Thanks for the recipe.


Swathi July 10, 2014 at 11:31 pm

Delicious I love that you added cilantro without this I don’t know how to cook. Thanks for Sharing with Hearth and Soul blog hop. Pinning it.


Patti July 11, 2014 at 7:38 am

This sounds delicious. I think I’ll make it for my book club. It’s my turn to host and I think the ladies will love this.


Stacy July 11, 2014 at 8:52 am

Well this has a lot of my favorite ingredients! I will definitely be making this one. Thanks!



sarah k @ the pajama chef July 11, 2014 at 9:35 am

this sounds delicious! i love a good shrimp salad!


Cynthia July 11, 2014 at 1:29 pm

I love shrimp and I’m always looking for new ways to cook with it. This salad looks delicious. Thank you for linking at the In and Out of the Kitchen Link Party. Hope to see you again next week.


Susan July 11, 2014 at 5:48 pm

I have been on a cilantro kick lately too. I did not start liking it until recently and now want to use it in lots of ways especially when it is accompanied with lime. This recipe sounds like perfection! Thanks for sharing.

Big Texas Hugs,
Susan and Bentley


Stephanie July 12, 2014 at 2:28 am

How perfect for Summer! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Your recipe has been pinned to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! Please join us again this week!


Kathy Shea Mormino, The Chicken Chick July 13, 2014 at 1:11 am

I love Cilantro too and this dish looks like a fantastic summer salad! Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog hop, I’ll be featuring you, so please feel free to grab my Featured Button! Have a great week!

Kathy Shea Mormino
The Chicken Chick


Beverly July 13, 2014 at 4:43 pm

Everything is better with cilantro. I think I could put it on everything. I am going to make this salad. Yum,


Theresa @DearCreatives July 14, 2014 at 7:48 pm

Hi Sherri, This recipe sounds yummy. Thanks for sharing at the party. Theresa @DearCreatives


Kathryn Griffin @TheDedicatedHouse July 14, 2014 at 9:55 pm

This looks and sounds so delicious! Thank you for sharing. You are one of the features tonight at the Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Here is the link so you can check out your feature. Hope to see you again at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse


Lori Hart July 15, 2014 at 10:46 am

Congratulations!! Your shrimp recipe has been featured at Tickle My Tastebuds on my blog, Lori’s Culinary Creations. Hop on over and grab a feature button and link up your latest culinary creations. Congrats again.


Miz Helen July 15, 2014 at 3:43 pm

Thank you so much for sharing your awesome post with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you are having a great week and come back soon!
Miz Helen


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