Shrimp-Avocado Sliders

Your guests will eat this appetizer right up.

Want to know how to cut an avocado into 24 neat slivers? It's easy: Start with a peeled avocado half and slice it crosswise into 4 pieces. Slice each segment into thirds, then cut those pieces in half.

Level: Easy
Serves: Serves 12


  • 1/2 avocado, peeled and cut into 24 thin slices
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 tbsp. sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp. wasabi paste (look for it in the Asian- or International-food aisle)
  • 1 English cucumber, cut into 24 rounds
  • 12 peeled and deveined cooked large or jumbo shrimp, halved lengthwise
  • 1 tbsp. chopped chives
  • Pinch of flaked sea salt


  1. Toss avocado slices gently in lemon juice. In a separate bowl, stir sour cream with wasabi paste.
  2. Top each cucumber round with an avocado slice, shrimp half, and a small dollop of wasabi cream. Sprinkle with chopped chives and salt.

26 cal per 2 pieces

This recipe originally appeared in the December 2016 issue of Dr. Oz The Good Life.

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