Laughing Bird Shrimp with Black Garlic Salsa

  • serves 4

For a delicious and easy way to start a meal, try Chuck's Laughing Bird Shrimp with Black Garlic Salsa.

18 Ratings
Directions for: Laughing Bird Shrimp with Black Garlic Salsa


Black Garlic Salsa

3 tomatoes, chopped

1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped

1 onion, chopped

1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped

2 heads of black garlic, peeled and chopped

Zest and juice of 1 lime

3 Tbsp olive oil (45 ml)

Salt and pepper

Laughing Bird Shrimp

1 lb(s) laughing bird shrimp

1 Tbsp olive oil

Salt and pepper


2 avocados, sliced

Juice of 1 lime

Salt and pepper


Trout caviar

Olive oil


Black Garlic Salsa

1. Using a food processor, mix all the ingredients together until you get a coarse mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Keep in the refrigerator.

Laughing Bird Shrimp

1. Heat a pan on high heat and sauté the shrimp in olive oil for 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.


1. Slice the avocados and squeeze lime juice on them to prevent from browning.


1. In a small bowl, mix olive oil with the trout caviar.

2. For serving: Divide the avocado on 4 plates. Top with a generous serving black garlic salsa. Add the shrimp and garnish with the trout caviar.

3. Cook’s note: Laughing Bird Shrimp have a sweet flavor. If you can’t find them or prefer to use any other shrimp, go for it. Also, feel free to skip the caviar – it’s not for everyone, or for every day, but it definitely is tasty!

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