21. Cilantro Lime Honey Garlic Shrimp
Need a low-carb twist on shrimp scampi? Try this! It might lack carbs, gluten, cholesterol, and a bunch of other nasty stuff, but the flavor you get in every bite more than makes up for it. Better still, you can get it from skillet to plate in under 30 minutes – perfect for a Friday night feast when time presses.
22. Asian Zucchini Noodle Stir Fry With Shrimp
Another zucchini-based stir fry, this one is almost a lo mein in its texture and consistency. Of course, flavors and nutrients are the only things this homespun Chinese takeout will bring you; you’ll have to find your own fortune cookie.
23. Baked Coconut Shrimp
Looking for a low-fat, low-carb appetizer for your next game day get-together? Look no further. This take on a classic shrimp recipe delivers all the flavor and crunch of the original while skipping the carb-coma. It even gives you a pass on the oily mess you might get from other low-carb recipes that require frying your coconut shrimp. Give ’em a shot!
24. Grilled Shrimp Sausage Kabobs
In much of the world, summertime is fast approaching, and that means one thing: It’s time to dust off the grill! Of course, where there’s a grill, there’s grilled food, and what better way to innaugurate the season than by trying these shrimp & sausage kabobs? The formula is as old as time itself, and why fix what isn’t broken? Skewers jam-packed end-to-end with meat and veggies covered in a sweet and tangy glaze – if your mouth isn’t watering just reading that, you may want to check your pulse.
25. Easy Garlic and Lemon Shrimp
The title of this recipe says it all. You take a pound of shrimp and dress it up in some garlic, butter, olive oil, and lemon, sprinkle a little sea salt on, and boom, you’re done. With cooking, ingredient prep, and all, you can have this on your plate in less than 20 minutes (and that’s if you’re slow about it). Yum!
26. Shrimp Avocado Salad
On a hot day, there’s nothing better than a gigantic summer salad to cool you down and fill you up without making you feel like you just ate a horse. This low-carb shrimp recipe is just such a salad, combining avocado, Dijon mustard, crisp veggies, a multiplicity of seasonings, and of course, lots of fresh shrimp. It only takes 20 minutes to make enough to serve six, and you’ll be scraping the bowl at the end.
27. Shrimp Fried Rice
Another Paleo Diet entry, this Shrimp Fried Rice will fill you up without weighing you down or blowing you out. Coconut oil makes an appearance (this is a Paleo recipe, after all), and ordinary rice has been forsaken in favor of a low-carb cauliflower substitute, but everything else is just as you’d expect – there’s tons of crisp vegetables, scrambled eggs, lots of flavorful seasonings, and more. You’ll just have to whip up a batch if you want the, uh, skinny.
28. Shrimp Cobb Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette
Another entry into the salad category, this low-carb shrimp recipe is a Cobb salad on steroids. Overflowing the plate with greens, eggs, corn, avocado, eggs, bacon, cheese, shrimp, and homemade dressing, you could probably make two meals out of this (or share it with a very lucky friend).
29. Lemon and Spice Grilled Shrimp
Marinated grilled shrimp. Honestly, that’s enough of a description, but for the folks who enjoy digging a bit deeper into virtually carb-free shrimp recipes like this one, this particular low-carb shrimp recipe goes something like this: You take a pound of shrimp, marinate it in some lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, and spices, and throw it on the grill. Then comes the fun part, in which you attempt to restrain yourself from burning your mouth as you eat said shrimp straight off of said grill.
30. 20 Minute Skinny Sriracha Shrimp And Broccoli
In a rush but still want something tasty, filling, and good for you? Try this recipe on for size! Plump, juicy shrimp and fresh, crunchy broccoli come together in the loving embrace of a homemade Sriracha soy sauce to form a dinner that’s sure to be a favorite. In fact, it’s probably fair to say that this is one of those low calorie shrimp recipes you’ll be returning to again and again. Of course, the only way to know for sure is to cook up a batch for yourself!