Nutrition & Cooking Demos

Kitchen creations: Blackened shrimp with avocado egg salad

Shrimp cook fast and are great for low-sodium diets. See how Chef Nino prepares them in his latest Kitchen Creations recipe. Stop by on Tuesday, May 17 at 3pm EST, to watch Chef Nino prepare Blackened Shrimp with Avocado Egg Salad. Lightly seasoned seafood recipes, such as those featuring shrimp, are a great way to reduce sodium and promote heart health according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services).

What you'll need:

Blackened shrimp Recipe

Avocado egg salad Recipe

To prepare, get these ingredients:
For the Blackened Shrimp: 1 pound peeled and cleaned large shrimp, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon of  our favorite cajun seasoning (low or no sodium), ¼ cup low-sodium chicken broth, ⅓ cup small-diced bell  epper, ⅓ cup small-diced celery, ⅓ cup small-diced white onion, 6 minced garlic cloves.
For the Avocado Egg Salad: 4 large peeled hard-boiled eggs (separate yolks from the whites), 1 large peeled and seeded, finely cut ripe avocado, 1 tablespoon olive oil mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon finely cut fresh parsley, salt and pepper to taste, ½ teaspoon dijon mustard, 1 tablespoon finely chopped green onions.