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5 from 2 votes

Jerk Shrimp & Avocado Bites

Spicy shrimp sit a top tortilla chips and guacamole for a quick but fancy appetizer. 

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Caribbean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 165 kcal
Author Liz


  • 2 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2-3 Tbs. jerk seasoning
  • 12 large shrimp deveined and peeled
  • 6 Tbs. guacamole
  • 12 tortilla chips


  1. Heat a heavy, cast-iron skillet over medium heat. When hot, add olive oil.
  2. While skillet is heating, coat shrimp with jerk seasoning. Place in hot skillet and sautee for 1-2 minutes per side, until shrimp are cooked through.
  3. Place 1/2 Tbs. guacamole on each tortilla chip. Top with a seared shrimp.
  4. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

I used homemade jerk seasoning in this recipe, although you can certainly use store-bought, if preferred. 

This recipe makes 12 bites, enough for 4-6 as an appetizer.

Calories per serving: 165 calories/served 4; or 55 calories per bite.