Marinated Shrimp Salad


1 pound medium shrimp

1/2 cup white vinegar

1/4 cup lime juice

1/4 cup fresh cilantro or parsley, chopped


1 teaspoon cumin, ground

1 clove garlic, finely chopped

1/4 cup red bell pepper, chopped

1/4 cup green bell pepper, chopped

1/4 cup red onion, chopped

1 avocado

salt and pepper to taste

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Cook shrimp in 2 quarts of boiling water until shrimp turn pink, about 3 minutes. Drain, and run under cold water. When cool, peel and devein. Prepare marinade by whisking together next 6 ingredients in a medium bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste. Gently toss shrimp, chopped peppers and onions in marinade until well coated. Refrigerate covered for 1 hour, or up to 8 hours. To serve: peel and chop avocado. Toss together with shrimp. Serves 4.