30 Mouth-Watering KETO Shrimp Recipes to Try – How to Cook Shrimp

Shrimp is low-carb, healthy, and absolutely delicious. There are so many ways to cook shrimp and it’s such an underrated source of protein. Per serving, there’s less than 1g of fat and 1g of carbs in shrimp. It’s almost 100% protein which is great for a keto diet! 

Keto Shrimp Recipes

Whether you love the taste of shrimp or you want to make sure that you’re on top of your diet, we have you covered with an array of keto shrimp recipes. 

30 Keto Shrimp Recipes You’ll Love

You can cook shrimp any time of the year and for almost any occasion. It’s so easy to throw on the grill, stove, oven, or even air fryer. We’ve compiled a list of 30 low-carb shrimp recipes for you to try and fall in love with! There’s a keto shrimp recipe on this list for anyone and everyone!

1. Keto Shrimp Coconut Curry 

Keto Shrimp Coconut Curry 

This Keto Shrimp Coconut Curry has the perfect ethnic blend of spices that bursts into your mouth and warms your body on a cold winter day. This recipe uses basic ingredients and tastes amazing paired with cauliflower rice. 

2. Keto Prawn Stir Fry 

Keto Prawn Stir Fry

This Keto Prawn Stir Fry is the type of low-carb meal that doesn’t taste low-carb. It’s filling, yummy, and flavorful. Not to mention that stir-frying is one of the easiest and quickest ways to cook food. You can have a healthy dinner ready in under 20 minutes. 

3. Keto Stir Fry with Shrimp

Keto Stir Fry with Shrimp

Keto stir fry with shrimp is an easy, one-pan keto recipe that takes under 25 minutes to make. It’s perfect for busy weeknights when you want something delicious, but you want to stay on track with your diet. Eating healthy does not have to be time-consuming or bland. 

4. Keto Fried Rice with Shrimp

Keto Fried Rice with Shrimp

Shrimp fried rice is a classic Thai recipe that’s normally high in carbs. Although, you can substitute normal rice for cauliflower rice which lowers the number of carbs, adds nutrients, and lowers the number of calories. You won’t even notice that this is a healthier version of shrimp-fried rice! 

5. Keto Lo Mein with Shrimp

Keto Lo Mein with Shrimp

A budget-friendly, healthy, and quick meal can be a lifesaver in some situations. This keto lo mein with shrimp is just that. It includes a source of veggies, protein, and fats to make a perfectly balanced meal that will keep you satisfied. It’s also very easy to customize this meal by adding more/fewer vegetables. 

6. Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp

Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp

Your taste buds will feel like they’re on a tropical getaway with this healthy Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp. This keto shrimp recipe is the perfect balance of protein and fats. Shrimp is packed with protein while coconut contains a lot of healthy fats. You can top this shrimp on cauliflower rice and serve it with low-sugar sweet and sour sauce for the ultimate meal. 

7. Keto Shrimp and Grits 

Keto Shrimp and Grits 

Cheesy low-carb grits are heavenly when you top them with cajun shrimp. This is a savory meal you’ll be making over and over again because it’s healthy, easy, and so filling. Keto Shrimp and grits is a healthy recipe you won’t even realize is healthy! 

8. Spicy Baked Shrimp

Spicy Baked Shrimp

An easy, high-protein, and low-carb meal that’s a family pleaser which makes it perfect for busy weeknights. Not only is this recipe low-carb, but it’s also dairy-free and fits into all kinds of diets. Spicy shrimp bake fits into low-carb, keto, Atkins, and dairy-free diets. 

9. Thai-Style Shrimp Lettuce Wraps 

Thai-Style Shrimp Lettuce Wraps 

Lettuce wraps are a classic meal on a keto diet. They’re filling, low-carb, crisp, and hit the spot on a hot summer day. These Thai-style shrimp lettuce cups are exactly that. They’re packed with protein, veggies, and flavor which is perfect for a keto, low-carb, or Atkins diet. 

10. Jalapeno Shrimp Hushpuppies

Jalapeno Shrimp Hushpuppies

If you’re looking for a crispy, low-carb, and delicious appetizer or side dish, look no further. These keto jalapeno shrimp taste amazing dunked in homemade jalapeno sauce or eaten by themselves. You can check out the recipe at Cast Iron Keto. 

11. Shrimp Sheet Pan Fajitas 

Shrimp Sheet Pan Fajitas 

This shrimp pan fajita recipe is a dairy-free, egg-free, and low-carb meal that takes under 25 minutes to make which makes it perfect for busy weeknights. This recipe is also very customizable so you can use almost any veggies and/or even switch the protein source to chicken. 

12. Shrimp and Avocado Chaffle Sandwich 

Shrimp and Avocado Chaffle Sandwich 

A chaffle is a beaten egg mixed with cheese and cooked in a waffle maker. It’s a low-carb version of a waffle and it pairs great with avocado and a spicy protein source. This cajun-flavored shrimp and avocado chaffle sandwich recipe is the perfect keto lunch. 

13. Shrimp Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Shrimp Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

If you’re a fan of mushrooms, then these shrimp stuffed portobello mushrooms are for you. Not only is shrimp low-carb and loaded with protein, but mushrooms also happen to be the same! This makes this meal great for weight loss because protein keeps you full and satisfied. 

14. Keto Shrimp and Cheesy Grits

Keto Shrimp and Cheesy Grits

In this keto shrimp recipe, you can get the classic southern-style grits without all of the carbs. Shrimp and cheesy grits can be made in under 30 minutes which makes it the perfect filling dinner for busy weeknights. Nothing sounds better than tender shrimp topped on cheesy grits with bacon!

15. Keto Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Keto Bacon Wrapped Shrimp 


Bacon-wrapped shrimp is a heavenly recipe that takes under 30 minutes to prepare. You only need a few basic ingredients and a small chunk of time to make a savory lunch and/or dinner. Not only is this recipe low-carb and keto, but it’s also paleo and whole-30 approved. 

16. Shrimp Chowder with Chipotle 

Shrimp Chowder with Chipotle 

Creamy broth paired with tender shrimp and a hint of chipotle is absolutely to-die-for. This recipe from Keto Cooking Wins is perfect for busy weeknights in the winter. It will warm you up on a cold day while also satisfying your hunger cravings. 

17. Keto Garlic Butter Shrimp and Asparagus 

Keto Garlic Butter Shrimp and Asparagus 

This recipe from Cast Iron Keto is so easy you only need one pan, five ingredients, and less than 20 minutes to prepare it. A quick, hearty, and filling meal that you won’t even know is healthy. It’s also kid-approved which makes it a great family dinner. 

18. Creamy Shrimp and Zucchini 

Creamy Shrimp and Zucchini 

A creamy and savory restaurant-worthy keto dish that can be prepared in under 30 minutes. A healthy and filling meal does not have to be bland! Cooktoria has the recipe and more details. 

19. Keto Asparagus and Shrimp Alfredo 

Keto Asparagus and Shrimp Alfredo 

The keto diet is all about ditching carbs and embracing healthy fats. This is exactly what this recipe is! Juicy and tender shrimp swimming in creamy alfredo sauce with asparagus makes the most satisfying meal that you won’t even realize is healthy. Health Starts in The Kitchen has the recipe for you! 

20. Shrimp Stuffed Avocado

Shrimp Stuffed Avocado

A light, healthy, and low-carb family recipe that everyone will enjoy. Avocados are packed with healthy fats and shrimp is loaded with protein ensuring this meal will keep you full until your next meal. Healthy Fitness Meals has the recipe and nutrition facts you’re looking for. 

21. Keto Shrimp Scampi 

Keto Shrimp Scampi 

A restaurant-quality recipe without the carbs, wait, and price tag! This keto shrimp scampi from Dr. Davinah’s Eats is exactly the recipe you’re looking for on a busy weeknight. You need a few ingredients, one pan, and only 20 minutes to prepare this healthy meal. 

22. Shrimp Creole

Shrimp Creole

Southern recipes are not traditionally low-carb. They’re normally deep-fried and coated in breading but this south Louisiana shrimp creole is healthy, delicious, and has that southern charm. If you’re serving a large group of people, this is a great recipe for you because it’s easy to make a large number of servings. 

23. Chicken and Shrimp Fritters 

Chicken and Shrimp Fritters 

This Chicken and Shrimp Fritter recipe from Piggy Out is an easy keto shrimp recipe that makes a delicious appetizer! This recipe is secretly packed with protein and fiber that’s great for overall health. It’s also easy to make and can be ready in under 30 minutes. 

24. Fried Rice with Japanese Shrimp Sauce

Fried Rice with Japanese Shrimp Sauce

Like most keto fried rice recipes, this recipe from Cast Iron Keto uses cauliflower rice instead of normal white or brown rice. Cauliflower rice is lower in calories, carbs, but still has tons of nutrients. This fried rice recipe is easily customizable with different veggies, protein sources, etc. 

25. Lemon Butter Garlic Shrimp Scampi 

Lemon Butter Garlic Shrimp Scampi 

If you haven’t tried zoodles (noodles made from zucchini), then you’re missing out. Zoodles are low-carb, low-calorie, and nutrient-dense. They also taste great paired with shrimp or chicken which is why this lemon butter garlic shrimp scampi recipe is so yummy. 

26. Sun-Dried Tomato Shrimp Skillet 

Sun-Dried Tomato Shrimp Skillet 

An easy one-pan recipe that tastes amazing served over cauliflower rice, zucchini noodles, or spaghetti squash. The cheesy, creamy, and flavorful sauce pairs so well with sun-dried tomatoes and shrimp. This low-carb shrimp recipe from Cast Iron Keto is one you’ll be making again.

27.  Garlic Shrimp over Sautéed Spinach

Nutrition Starring You has the perfect healthy and low-carb recipe for busy weeknights. This Garlic Shrimp over Sautéed Spinach is kid-approved and has 23g of protein per serving. It’s going to keep you full while also keeping you on track with your diet. 

28. One Pan Chicken and Shrimp Fajitas 

One Pan Chicken and Shrimp Fajitas 

You can get that authentic Mexican fajita dish at home by following this one-pan chicken and shrimp recipe from A Pinch of Crazy. You can eat these fajitas plain, serve on a lettuce wrap, or on a low-carb tortilla. It’s also very easy to make this recipe your own by customizing the vegetables. 

29. Shrimp Ghee Roast 

Shrimp Ghee Roast 

This is another easy, healthy, and low-carb recipe that can be made in under 20 minutes. Shrimp Ghee Roast from Easy Cooking with Molly will become one of your new favorite keto recipes. This low-carb shrimp recipe can be served on cauliflower rice, spaghetti squash, or any other grain. 

30. Shrimp Cobb Salad Jars

Shrimp Cobb Salad Jars

If you’re someone who likes to meal prep, then this recipe is for you. These healthy shrimp cobb salad jars can be prepped up to 1 week in advance which makes them great for healthy eating on the go. They’re packed with protein, vegetables, and they’re very delicious. 

Thank you! 

We hoped you found a few recipes that you enjoyed and feel free to refer back to this post anytime you need a low-carb shrimp recipe. If you need any keto dessert recipes, other dinner recipes, or breakfast recipes, we have tons up on our website. 

We also have a keto-quickstart guide for those who are curious about the keto diet and want to learn more. That resource is 100% free and we recommend you check it out! 

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