Shrimp Appetizer Tray

With Avocado and Tomato

Favorite Party Tray

Try this Shrimp Appetizer Tray with avocado and tomato when you have to put together a party tray in a hurry but also want a delicious, attractive offering. It will be a hit, especially if you use the restaurant's cocktail sauce recipe, as well.

This is a quick, easy, delicious and attractive small party tray you can prepare ahead and is perfect for all occasions.

Shrimp Appetizer Tray

Restaurant Party Tray

Preparation time: 25 minutes. Serves 4-6 people.


  • 1 pound large, cooked shrimp (prawns, 21-25 per pound)
  • 1 small head lettuce, shredded
  • 1 small amount of whole lettuce leaves
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 3 avocados, diced or sliced
  • 2 lemon wedges, cut into 6-8 slices each
  • 2 cups cocktail sauce and / or Thousand Island Dressing



  • On a large platter, spread the whole lettuce leaves to cover
  • Place a bowl of cocktail sauce and / or Thousand Island Dressing in the center of the platter
  • Arrange the prawns on the lettuce around the bowl(s)
  • Arrange the tomato on one portion of the platter, the avocado on another portion, and the shredded lettuce on the final portion or use your creativity!
  • Place lemon wedges on both sides of the shrimp

Serve with small individual tongs.

Enjoy this Shrimp Appetizer Party Tray and the company of those you share it with.


"I don't want to brag or make anyone jealous, but I can still wear the earrings I had in high school. I think it's because I mostly eat just the appetizers."

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