Enhance your aperitif with these slices of pears with prawns and avocado
Here is a surprising recipe where pears (almost!) turn into crackers. In addition to impressing the gallery, these slices of juicy pears covered with a delicious mixture of shrimp and avocado lend themselves well to a spring aperitif, without it being complicated!
For the avocado shrimp
400 g frozen northern shrimp, thawed and drained
1 avocado , cubed
30 ml (2 tbsp) mayonnaise
7.5 ml (1/2 tbsp) sambal oelek (or sriracha)
7.5 ml (1/2 tbsp) fresh coriander, chopped
5 ml (1 tsp) honey
Zest and juice of 1/2 lime
4 to 6 pears, sliced
Black sesame seeds, to garnish
- In a bowl, combine all the ingredients “for the avocado shrimp”.
- Slice the pears. Using a small 30 ml (2 tbsp) ice cream scoop or a serving spoon, place the shrimp filling on each slice. Place on a large serving platter and garnish with black sesame seeds.
Tips from Science and Fork
In addition to being one of the tastiest shrimp, northern shrimp are considered a sustainable fishing choice. In spring, it is even possible to find it fresh, cooked and unshelled.