Easy Recipe: Tasty Spicy Shrimp Sweet Potato Boat and Avocado Crema

Spicy Shrimp Sweet Potato Boat and Avocado Crema.

This Perfect Spicy Shrimp Sweet Potato Boat and Avocado Crema using 12 easy ingredients and 7 simple steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Spicy Shrimp Sweet Potato Boat and Avocado Crema

  1. Prepare 1/2 lb. of shrimp, peeled – I usually buy shrimp frozen, raw, deveined, with the tails still on. Thaw in a strainer under cool water, remove the tails, and spread out over paper towels to pat dry.
  2. You need 1 Tbsp of olive oil.
  3. You need 1 Tbsp of chili flakes.
  4. Prepare 1 tsp of garlic powder.
  5. Prepare 1 tsp of sea salt.
  6. Prepare 1/4 tsp of black pepper.
  7. You need 1 of avocado.
  8. It’s 1 Tbsp of coconut milk (any other milk may work).
  9. You need 1/4 tsp of fresh lime juice.
  10. It’s 2 of medium sweet potatoes.
  11. Prepare 3/4 cup of Cilantro, chopped and divided.
  12. It’s of Lime wedges to garnish.

Spicy Shrimp Sweet Potato Boat and Avocado Crema instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Wash sweet potatoes, cut them into halves and place on a baking tray. Brush with a bit of oil, season with salt and pepper then roast in the oven for about 30-40 minutes..
  2. If you are short on time, skip step 1, poke the potatoes with a fork a few times and microwave for 10-15 minutes, until tender..
  3. Once cooked, remove and allow to cool a bit. Then gently scoop out the center leaving a medium size layer of flesh inside..
  4. Meanwhile; make the avocado cream. In a food processor, combine avocado with milk, lime juice, 1/2 cup cilantro, a pinch of salt and pulse until very smooth..
  5. Heat a large skillet with 1 tbsp of oil over medium heat and add shrimp, garlic, chilli flakes and a pinch of salt..
  6. Cook the shrimp on both sides until opaque, about 3-4 minutes..
  7. To assemble, place the shrimp in the sweet potato boats, top with avocado cream, garnish with remaining cilantro and serve!.