If you love shrimp you are going to love these 28 keto shrimp recipes that are very easy to make and sure to please just about anyone. Shrimp is great for those on a low carb diet and most of these recipes take little time to make.
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My son finally loves shrimp as much as my husband and I do. I love it because shrimp is easy to cook and is naturally low carb. I use it in keto pastas, cauliflower risottos, fried caulilflower rice and bowls and more.
So if you too are a shrimp fan I have 28 keto shrimp recipes for you to try. They are all easy to make and are full of flavor. Plus they are perfect for those on a low carb diet.
I often buy frozen raw shrimp from Aldi as they are affordable and I keep a bag in my freezer. It comes in hand for many of the simple keto recipes listed below.
Is shrimp keto friendly?
Yes shrimp is keto friendly as well as being low calorie and high protein. Actually most seafood has zero carbs and is low in calories while high in protein. However some shell fish does have carbs so you have to pay attention.
How many carbs in shrimp?
A 3 ounce serving of cooked shrimp has just 84 calories, 20 grams of protein and 0 grams of carbs. (source)
Health benefits of eating shrimp.
Even though shrimp is low calorie it does have nutritional value. It is a great source of iodine which is helps your thyroid and it’s a good source of potassium, zinc and magnesium. (source)
So now we come to our delicious 28 keto shrimp recipes. There is everything from shrimp salads to soups to main dishes. I hope you find a few that become your favorite recipes!
28 Keto Shrimp Recipes
Shrimp is a delicious low carb protein that can be used in so many delicious dishes. Here are 28 delicious, easy and low carb recipes for you to try.
Cajun Sausage and Shrimp Sheet Pan Dinner
This Cajun sausage and shrimp sheet pan dinner is a mixture of spicy flavored meats and veggies roasted to make an easy low carb dinner on busy weeknights. It’s like jambalaya made into a sheet pan dinner with chunks of chicken, shrimp, sausage and vegetables dressed in Cajun spices. It’s very easy to make and each serving has just 6.9g net carbs!
Keto BLT Salad with Shrimp
This keto BLT salad is loaded with succulent shrimp for a simple and delicious low carb dinner! The classic flavors of bacon, lettuce and tomato is even better with shrimp and a creamy low carb avocado dressing. You won’t miss the bread and it takes just 10 minutes to make. Best of it’s full of flavor and has just 4.7g net carbs!
Keto Coconut Curry Spaghetti Squash with Shrimp
If you are a looking for a wonderful low carb Thai flavored noodle dish, look no further. This keto coconut curry spaghetti squash with shrimp recipe is full of flavor, gluten free and only takes about 20 minutes to make! Each serving has only 169 calories and 4.3g net carbs so it’s a delicious and healthy dinner idea!
Grilled Keto Shrimp & Marinade Recipe
For a quick and delicious low carb summer, try this grilled keto shrimp & marinade recipe. The juicy shrimp is full of fresh flavors of lime and garlic and cooks in minutes on the grill. Pair it with some cauliflower rice for a tasty keto shrimp rice bowl! And there is just 1g net carbs for 10 pieces so they’re perfect for anyone on a keto diet!
Keto Coconut Shrimp with Pineapple Mango Salsa
This keto coconut shrimp recipe is served alongside pineapple mango salsa for a healthy and delicious low carb dinner in less than 30 minutes. The bright, light fruit salsa, tastes delicious with the easy crunchy coconut shrimp! Only 3.7g net carbs for 10 shrimp!
Low Carb Shrimp and Spaghetti Squash with Spinach Walnut Pesto
This low carb shrimp and spaghetti squash dish uses a delicious spinach walnut pesto which is an easy and affordable substitute for traditional pesto. You don’t need to wait for summer basil from your garden because you can make this pesto without pine nuts and basil. Use it in this dish as well as vegetables, pasta, chicken and fish. Each serving has just 6.6g net carbs!
Keto Avocado Shrimp Salad with Bacon - Easy, Low Carb Recipe!
This keto avocado shrimp salad with bacon is so decadent and delicious. It’s like guacamole and shrimp got together with a blt, but then there is blue cheese in there too! This delicious keto salad is low carb too with only 2.4g net carbs per serving.
Keto Shrimp Scampi with Zoodles
This keto shrimp scampi with zucchini noodles recipe is so easy and delicious. You can make this healthy dinner in less than 15 minutes and with only a few simple ingredients. And unlike many scampi recipes, this one does not use white wine! Each serving has only 278 calories and 1.4g net carbs so it’s great for a low carb or low calorie diet.
Keto Jambalaya Soup Recipe
This keto Jambalaya soup recipe is a delicious combination of shrimp, chicken, kielbasa and vegetables in a spicy tomato based broth. Eat as is for a hearty low carb soup or over rice for a tasty meal. And there is only 164 calories and 5.9g net carbs per serving!
Keto Cauliflower Shrimp Risotto Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms
These cauliflower rice shrimp risotto stuffed portobello mushrooms make for a delicious keto dinner. This decadent yet healthy dinner can be done in less than 30 minutes. One low carb risotto stuffed portobello has only 1.1g net carbs and 208 calories!
Keto Spaghetti Squash Alfredo Recipe With Seafood
If you love shrimp scampi and pasta alfredo, you will love this keto spaghetti squash alfredo recipe! It’s super easy to make and only takes 20 minutes. It’s a creamy, savory and low carb pasta dish that seriously tastes like something you would get at a restaurant.
Easy Keto Fried Rice With Shrimp in 15 Minutes! (Using Cauliflower Rice)
If you are a fan of cauliflower rice, you have to try this keto fried rice with shrimp. You can have this tasty low carb dinner in just 15 minutes and you can buy all the ingredients at Aldi. It full of flavor, healthy and has only 4.0g net carbs and 188 calories!
Keto Seafood Chowder - Easy, Creamy Soup!
This easy, creamy keto seafood chowder is a hearty low carb soup that you can make in less than 30 minutes. Using frozen seafood and cauliflower cream sauce, this healthy soup is full of flavor and has only 6g net carbs and 169 calories so it’s low calorie too!
Keto Old Bay Fried Shrimp In The Air Fryer - Just 4 Ingredients!
If your craving some tasty fried seafood you have to try this keto old bay fried shrimp that you make in the air fryer. It takes no time at all to prepare and bake and is crispy, crunchy and delicious. This very low carb seafood recipe has no net carbs and only uses 4 ingredients!
Easy Thai Coconut Curry Soup With Shrimp - Low Carb And Filling!
If you are looking for a warming, flavorful soup while on a low carb diet, try this easy Thai coconut curry soup with shrimp. It’s so tasty and satisfying it will definitely warm you up on a cold day. Easy serving of this shrimp curry soup has only 3.1g net carbs and 165 calories!
Uncle Abe's Keto Cajun Shrimp Recipe - Spicy, Peel & Eat Shrimp!
This keto cajun shrimp recipe is a family favorite of many, many years. It’s super easy and tasty. Quickly make the sauce, pour, bake, suck, peel, eat. One half pound of shrimp is only 1.9g net carbs.
Low Carb Thai Shrimp Spring Rolls - Easy Low Carb Lunch!
These easy low carb Thai shrimp spring rolls can be made in minutes! Using collard green leaves as the wrap and filling with shrimp and tasty colorful vegetables. Each roll is only 5.7g net carbs!
Spring Vegetable Soup With Shrimp In 20 Minutes (Low Carb, Low Calorie)
Celebrate the season with this Spring Vegetable Soup with Shrimp. Using lemongrass, ginger and garlic for a savory broth and delicious spring vegetables. Only 3.2g net carbs per serving and takes less than 20 minutes!
The Perfect Sous Vide Filet Mignon Dinner For Two (Low Carb Too)
This is the perfect sous vide filet mignon dinner for two, and it’s just in time for Valentine’s Day. These filets are topped with buttery shrimp and sit on a bed of asparagus for a delicious low carb dinner as well.
Low Carb Hibachi Steak Appetizer with Shrimp and Vegetables
Looking for a low carb appetizer to take to a football party this weekend? Try this low carb hibachi steak appetizer with shrimp and vegetables. There are also two delicious dipping sauces that go with it!
Low Carb Mac & Cheese with Shrimp - Gluten Free Version Without Pasta!
This low carb mac & cheese with shrimp recipe is rich and decadent. With or without the shrimp you will feel like you’re eating baked homemade mac and cheese! Each serving has only 3.8g net carbs.
Low Carb Pumpkin Risotto With Shrimp & Cauliflower - 20 Minutes
This low carb pumpkin risotto with shrimp and cauliflower is a breeze to make in less than 20 minutes! As a low carb dinner or lunch it is rich, creamy and full of flavor. One serving is only 4.8g net carbs!
Low Carb Cajun Stir Fry Skillet Dinner in Less Than 30 Minutes!
This low carb cajun stir fry dinner is full of flavorful ingredients like chicken, shrimp and sausage. You can make this one pan dinner in under 30 minutes and there is just 5.1g net carbs per serving!
Keto Shrimp Spaghetti Squash & Basil
With a cooked spaghetti squash you can make this keto shrimp spaghetti squash with basil dinner in only 15 minutes! The garlicky shrimp and basil add so much flavor to the squash and it’s only 6.6g net carbs!
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail for Cinco de Mayo - A Low Carb Appetizer
This Mexican shrimp cocktail is the perfect low carb appetizer for Cinco de Mayo! Each cup is filled with a creamy avocado dip, refreshing pico de gallo and 2 large spicy shrimp. One serving has only 2.0g net carbs.
Low Carb Shrimp Tacos With Coconut Tortillas
These low carb shrimp tacos taste wonderful with gluten free coconut tortillas or without anything at all. The southwestern flavors of lime, cumin and garlic go perfectly with the cilantro lime mayo topping.
Low Carb Cilantro Lime Shrimp Cocktail - With Avocado Dipping Sauce.
This cilantro lime shrimp cocktail is a delicious low carb snack or lunch. The creamy avocado dipping sauce goes perfectly with the garlicky, herbal marinated shrimp. Can eat hot or cold.
Lemon Shrimp Asparagus Noodles (Low Carb Dinner In 15 Minutes)
These lemon shrimp asparagus noodles are a delicious and healthy dinner. Perfect for a light, low carb dinner and only takes 15 minutes to make. Each serving is only 3.3g net carbs!
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