cajun shrimp, avocado & cucumber bites

simple appetizers make hosting dinner parties easier and far more enjoyable.  today i'm sharing one of my favourites, and best of all it's only 3 ingredients.
which means you have no excuses not to make it.  

cajun shrimp, avocado & cucumber bites.
perfectly spicy.
perfectly creamy.
perfectly crunchy.
and all around delicious.
cheers. xo.

cajun shrimp, avocado & cucumber bites

shrimp, peeled & deveined
cajun seasoning (recipe follows)
favourite guacamole
cucumbers sliced into rounds
cilantro for garnish

toss shrimp with cajun seasoning (using approximately 1/2 to 1 tablespoon per pound of shrimp)
add some oil to a preheated cast iron skillet set to medium high heat.  add in shrimp and cook approximately 2-3 minutes per side till cooked through.
to assemble the cucumber bites.  add guacamole to each cucumber round finish with shrimp and garnish with cilantro.


cajun seasoning

mix together the following in a small dish.
3 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

store unused portions in a small ziplock bag.


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