BLT Salad with Shrimp & Avocado (Paleo, Whole30)

Paleo BLT Salad with Prawns & Avocado

I like to think of this salad as a deconstructed BLT sandwich, where bread has been replaced with more nutritious and tastier prawns and avocado. It’s one of my regular go-to lunches, or a quick dinner on those nights when I don’t feel like spending too much time in the kitchen. Super easy and delicious.

Cook’s notes: I often use pre-cooked, frozen prawns for this recipe. I place frozen prawns in a bowl of hot water and let them thaw out for about 5-10 minutes. Alternatively, you can pick some cooked prawns from your deli or fishmonger, or cook up some raw prawns. Grilled chicken or steak can be used, if avoiding shellfish.

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20-Minute Paleo BLT Salad with Prawns & Avocado

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Author: Irena Macri
Servings: 1
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
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Calories: 732kcal
This recipe is for a single, main meal serving. Simply increase or decrease the amounts as needed.

Ingredients 

  • Small dollop of coconut oil
  • 3 rashers streaky bacon 2 of them diced
  • 1 small garlic clove diced
  • 8-10 prawns cooked or raw, use less if using king/jumbo prawns
  • 2 cups lettuce or green salad, chopped
  • 5-6 cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/3 red capsicum bell pepper, sliced
  • 1-2 tablespoon diced green onions/scallions
  • 1/2 avocado sliced

For the dressing

  • 1 tablespoons lime or lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • Pinch of sea salt

Instructions

  • Heat up a small dollop of coconut oil in a skillet and pan fry the bacon until crispy. Remove to a bowl and reserve the fat in the pan.
  • Add the prawns, cooked or raw to the same, and add the garlic. Cook for a minute, if using cooked prawns, or for two minutes if using raw.
  • Dice two rashers of bacon and add to the salad. Mix the salad dressing and combine with the rest of the salad ingredients, diced bacon, and prawns.
  • Top with the last bacon slice, and sliced avocado.

Nutrition

Calories: 732kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 64g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Monounsaturated Fat: 33g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 146mg | Sodium: 975mg | Potassium: 1201mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2701IU | Vitamin C: 90mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 2mg
Keywords: bacon, Grain-Free, Green Salad, Shrimp, Avocado
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Irena Macri
By Irena Macri

About the author: Hi, I’m Irena Macri. I share delicious recipes that I have cooked and loved. I am a published cookbook author, have been food blogging for over 10 years and have a Diploma in Nutrition. You will find many healthy recipes as well as my favourite comfort food. More about me here | Subscribe to my newsletter and freebies

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