Roided Out Avocado Toast with Jicama Cabbage Slaw and Shrimp


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Avocado Toast with Shrimp

I realize the name of this recipe isn’t exactly conventional but who cares? The recipe is not conventional and you know what? neither am I. Some other names in the running were “Cracked Out Avocado Toast” and “Jacked Up Avocado Toast” but I landed on “Roided Out” because I imagined a little scenario in my head that went like this: Normal, average piece of avocado toast is at the gym doing it’s normal, boring workout and in walks this roided out avocado toast and intimidates the heck out of everyone and makes everyone want to be just like him. Picture it real quick. Okay, anyway, This toast is piled high with deliciousness and I swear, you’ll thank me after you slam one of these babies in your face. And no, they do not actually contain steroids.

Avocado Toast with Shrimp

You might be thinking this combo of flavors seems weird but you’d be wrong. As luck would have it, I hold the official position as the “decider of what’s weird and what’s not” and this falls under the category of not. I, as a human, however, might fall under the former category but that’s still under consideration. Anyway, back to the toast. It’s salty, sweet, spicy, crunchy, smooth, all the things. The crunch comes from the cabbage and jicama slaw. We’re actually using this recipe and just adding some jicama and basil to it to sweeten it up a bit. Measurements aren’t too important for this recipe because you’re just piling as much stuff onto the toast as you want. If you want more shrimp, add more. If you want it extra spicy, pile on those jalapeños. For example, the recipe calls for 18-24 shrimp and that’s depending on if you want 3 or 4 shrimp on each piece of toast but, of course, you can feel free to add as many as you want!

Avocado Toast with Shrimp

Go ahead and try it! I hope you love it as much as I do. We can all be (not) weird together!

Avocado Toast with Shrimp

Into the whole fancy toast thing? Try these recipes out:

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Recipe Summary

  • Roided Out Avocado Toast with Jicama Cabbage Slaw and Shrimp
  • Prep Time
    15 Minutes
    Cook Time
    10 Minutes
    Total Time
    25 Minutes
  • Level: Easy
  • Servings: 6
  • Ingredients:

    Jicama Cabbage Slaw

    • 1/2 Head of red cabbage, shredded.
    • 1/2 Cup jicama, thinly sliced.
    • 1 Lime, juiced.
    • 1/2 Teaspoon coarse salt
    • 1 Teaspoon honey
    • Basil, chiffonade and to taste


    • 18-24 Raw shrimp
    • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 Clove garlic, minced
    • Pinch of salt


    • 6 Pieces of crusty bread, toasted
    • 3 Ripe avocados, sliced
    • Basil, chiffonade and to taste
    • Jalapeno, thinly sliced
    • Honey, for drizzling
    • Pinch of salt
  • Instructions:
    1. Make the quick pickled red cabbage. Toss thinly sliced red cabbage with lime, salt and honey. Add the jicama and basil, set aside.
    2. Cook the shrimp. Heat oil in saute pan and add the minced garlic. Stir and cook for about 1 minute or until fragrant. Add The shrimp and a pinch of salt and cook until the shrimp are opaque.
    3. Assemble the toast in the following order: Toasted bread, Avocado slices, slaw, shrimp, and top with jalapeno, basil, a pinch of salt and a drizzle of honey.
    4. Enjoy being not weird!

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