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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
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Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 187kcal
Author Nicole
Cost $15


  • sheet pan
  • Mixing bowls


  • 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


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


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 284mg | Potassium: 386mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 231IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg