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Shrimp Guacamole with Bacon and Pineapple

This Shrimp Guacamole with Bacon and Pineapple will become your new favorite spin on classic guac. It's packed with sweet shrimp, tangy pineapple, and lots of salty bacon.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword mexican, guacamole, shrimp guacamole
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 187 kcal
Author Nicole

Ingredients

  • 2 large avocado, peeled, seeded
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1/2 cup diced pineapple
  • 10 medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 jalapeno, finely diced
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • juice of 1/2 lemon

Instructions

  1. Heat a large skillet to a meduim heat. Add bacon and cook until crisp. Cool and chop into small pieces. Reserve 1 tablespoon grease. 

  2. Dust pineapple and shrimp on both sides with chili powder. Season with a little bit of salt. Over medium-high heat sear shrimp in remaining bacon fat until bright pink. Remove from pan, and chop into bite-size pieces. 

  3. In a bowl, slightly mash avocado. Add ¼ teaspoon salt, cumin lemon juice and jalapeno. Gently toss in shrimp, pineapple and bacon – reserve a little bit of each for garnish. Season to taste with salt, cayenne and lemon juice if necessary.

Nutrition Facts
Shrimp Guacamole with Bacon and Pineapple
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 187 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 35mg12%
Sodium 284mg12%
Potassium 386mg11%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 231IU5%
Vitamin C 14mg17%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.