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Spicy Shrimp and Guacamole Bites

  • Author: Emily
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 20-25 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Impress your guests at your next get together. These spicy shrimp and guacamole bites are sure to be a hit or make an awesome afternoon snack. Bite size goodness that is also healthy for you. Whole 30 + Paleo.


  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 2 cups guacamole
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil + 2 tbsp for shrimp
  • 1 lb shrimp, peeled and devained
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper


  1. Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and coat with avocado oil.
  3. Slice sweet potatoes into 1/4 inch thick slices, place on sheet and using a brush avocado oil overtop.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes.
  5. For the shrimp, place in a bowl and add the spices. In a medium skillet, add avocado oil and heat pan. Place shrimp in pan and cook turning them over every few minutes until done.
  6. Take cookie sheet out of the oven and using tongs flip the slices over. Place back in oven and cook for 10 minutes.
  7. For the guacamole, use this recipe of a great homemade guacamole or store bought.
  8. Take sweet potatoes out of the oven.
  9. Begin assembling them placing a tablespoon of guacamole on top of the sweet potato slice then top with shrimp.


  • See blog post regarding tips for cooking shrimp.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

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