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Shrimp Cocktail with Green Goblin Dressing

Photo: Charles Schiller; Styling: Lynn Miller
Prep time 5 mins
Yield Serves 8


  • 1 small clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 small avocados, peeled, pitted and coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 32 medium cooked and peeled frozen shrimp, defrosted and patted dry

Nutrition Information

  • calories 160
  • fat 12 g
  • satfat 5 g
  • protein 7 g
  • carbohydrate 6 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 56 mg
  • sodium 158 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a food processor, combine garlic, parsley, basil and lemon juice and pulse several times to chop. Add sour cream, avocados and salt and process until smooth. Scrape into a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve with shrimp for dipping.