50 Best Low-Carb Shrimp Recipes

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Best Low-carb shrimp recipes

31. Keto And Low Carb Creamy Shrimp And Bacon Skillet

Keto And Low Carb Creamy Shrimp And Bacon Skillet

Detailed recipe and credit – thenourishedcaveman.com

This next recipe is a hunter’s dream. Full of wild-caught shrimp and salmon, plus plenty of bacon, mushrooms, heavy cream, and a bunch of other great-tasting stuff, the smell will have your mouth watering well before it hits the table. Speaking of which, it might start out as a skillet meal, but it ends up as more of a hunter / fisherman’s stew.

32. Brazilian Shrimp Stew

Brazilian Shrimp Stew

Detailed recipe and credit – ibreatheimhungry.com

This traditional Brazilian dish isn’t just easy to make and mind-bendingly delicious. It also manages to be maybe the mother of all low-carb shrimp recipes, being, as it is, compliant with three separate low-carb eating plans. To prepare, saute & simmer everything in a single skillet, garnishing with extra cilantro when the time comes (you want all the flavors to meld during the cooking process). Serve hot.

33. New Orleans BBQ Shrimp

New Orleans BBQ Shrimp

Detailed recipe and credit – closetcooking.com

If there’s one place that knows how to do shrimp right, it’s New Orleans. Grab a napkin or 500 and dig into these bite-sized masterpieces – if you can stop at one, you’ve got more willpower than most. Swimming in a sauce made with Worchestershire, hot sauce (come on, this is Louisiana!), lemon juice, some Creole seasonings, and a healthy dollop of butter, among other things, this is a recipe that’s sure to please. NOTE: If you’re not a beer drinker, feel free to omit it from the list of ingredients.

34. Low-Carb Bang-Bang Shrimp with Asian Slaw

Low-Carb Bang-Bang Shrimp with Asian Slaw

Detailed recipe and credit – ibreatheimhungry.com

Making its second appearance, Bang-Bang Shrimp is back – and this time it has a sidekick. Just in case you’re the sort for whom a powered-up variety of spicy coconut shrimp is too awesome (hey, some people just can’t handle their Sriracha), a cooling bed of Asian slaw is here to take some of the tasty, tasty sting out of these guys. Just don’t be surprised if you spurn your local takeout place from here on out – this stuff is delicious!

35. Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Alfredo

Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Alfredo

Detailed recipe and credit – droolworthydaily.com

Were you a fan of Alfredo in your non low-carb days? Well, there’s good news: You can have your pasta and eat it, too, more or less. Behold: Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Alfredo! Chock-full of all the homey goodness that has made the original such a comfort food classic, this dish has been tweaked to make it a low-carb sensation, swapping out the pasta for spaghetti squash and adding in some shrimp for a bit of seafood flair. Mama mia!

36. Buffalo Shrimp Salad

Buffalo Shrimp Salad

Detailed recipe and credit – addapinch.com

Do you like shrimp salad? How about buffalo wings? Well, imagine they got married, lived happily ever after, and had a bouncing baby, uh, foodstuff. That little tyke would be this recipe. Crisp greens form a foundation for the crown of this salad, which consists of a delicious spicy shrimp concoction. It even has cheese crumbles. Just don’t forget the napkins – you’ll need them.

37. Coconut Shrimp with Pina Colada Dipping Sauce

Coconut Shrimp with Pina Colada Dipping Sauce

Detailed recipe and credit – mynaturalfamily.com

If you like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, or really good low calorie shrimp recipes, then this is the meal for you. A Paleo Diet approved dish, this version of Coconut Shrimp uses natural ingredients to give you all the bang with none of the bloat. Simply embrace your inner caveman and cook, dip, and enjoy, guilt-free.

38. Shrimp Egg Foo Young

Shrimp Egg Foo Young

Detailed recipe and credit – seasonalandsavory.com

Egg Foo Young is a Chinese takeout staple. It also happens to be a great way to use up your leftovers, be they eggs, meats and seafood (like shrimp), or vegetables. Of course, when you make it at home like you will using this recipe, you have the advantage of being able to cut out all the bad stuff, thereby keeping the taste and axing the stuff that causes all the baggage around your middle. Curious to see how a Chinese omelet topped with shrimp might taste? Well, get cooking then!

39. Quick Shrimp and Snow Pea Soup with Ginger

Quick Shrimp and Snow Pea Soup with Ginger

Detailed recipe and credit – everydaymaven.com

Feeling under the weather? Maybe it’s chilly outside. Either way, soup is on the menu, which means it’s time to try a bowl of this delicious, nutritious, and speedy Quick Shrimp and Snow Pea Soup with Ginger. Some low-carb shrimp recipes can be kind of involved in their preparation, but whipping up this one couldn’t be easier. Simply toss everything in a pot, boil + simmer, and serve. Hint: Leftover stock, if you have it, works great with this recipe.

40. Thai Shrimp Salad

Thai Shrimp Salad

Detailed recipe and credit – wickedspatula.com

“Oh boy, another shrimp salad!”, you must be thinking. Well, think again. This isn’t just another identical offering in a long parade of indistinguishable no carb shrimp recipes. In fact, it’s a deconstructed spring roll bursting with all the flavors of Thailand. You’ve got shrimp. You’ve got veggies. You’ve got almond butter sauce (in place of the ubiquitous peanut sauce). You’ve got toasted nuts for crunch. The only thing that’s missing is the carb-load. So go on, stuff yourself – they don’t call Thailand “The Land of Smiles” for nothin’.

41. Coconut and Shrimp Patties with Avocado Mayo Dipping Sauce

Coconut and Shrimp Patties with Avocado Mayo Dipping Sauce

Detailed recipe and credit – thehealthyfoodie.com

Are you on the Whole30 Diet plan? If so, this dish is just for you. Almost like tiny salmon patties, these things are like tiny little taste-bombs. Shrimp, chile, coconut, lime, Dijon mustard, and about a million other things go into making these quarter-sized patties; the avocado-mayo dipping sauce, which is the garnish, is just what it sounds like. These little guys would be just as comfortable at a society brunch as they are in your own home. Who said low-carb shrimp recipes are bland and unfulfilling?

42. Paleo Jambalaya

Paleo Jambalaya

Detailed recipe and credit – lexiscleankitchen.com

Mmmm-mmm! Cajun food is some of the best cuisine on the planet, and as luck would have it, you can adapt it to your low-carb needs with very little work. Take this jambalaya recipe, for instance. Simply exchange the rice for a cauliflower variant, and boom – you’re good to go. After that, it’s simply a matter of topping it with shrimp, Andouille sausage, and all your other favorite meats, vegetables, and seasonings. Quick, easy, delicious. Who could ask for more?

43. Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles

Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles

Detailed recipe and credit – joyfulhealthyeats.com

Another Shrimp Scampi recipe, this dish serves up to six people, but don’t be surprised if you find yourself jealously guarding a plate meant for two! Yummy zucchini noodles, vegetables and shrimp done to perfection, and just a hint of white wine and seasoning make this a dish you’ll be making over and over again (especially since it only takes a half an hour to get from pan to plate).

44. Curried Zucchini Fritters

Curried Zucchini Fritters

Detailed recipe and credit – inmyredkitchen.com

Are you a gardener? If so, you probably have plenty of extra vegetables just waiting to be used in a few low-carb shrimp recipes. If zucchini happens to be one of them, why not try out these Curried Zucchini Fritters? Light, crisp, and just the right level of spicy, these fritters will have the whole family saying “More, please!” Top them with the included spicy shrimp and serve with a bit of low-carb dipping sauce.

45. Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Scampi

Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Scampi

Detailed recipe and credit – paleogrubs.com

Shrimp Scampi’s final appearance on this list, this one’s made with spaghetti squash. Beyond the difference in “pasta” choice, you’ll be getting the same light, lemon-y, creamy goodness that keeps bringing folks back to this classic Italian dish night after night. Dig in and enjoy!

46. Shrimp BLT Salad

Shrimp BLT Salad

Detailed recipe and credit – simplerootswellness.com

The BLT. Is there anything more quintessentially American? Maybe making it in salad form and eating one on Independence Day, as the recipe author suggests. Speaking of which, you’re actually getting two recipes for the price of one here, as the heart of this dish is the author’s Garlic Butter Shrimp. Add that to bacon, greens, vegetables, and some avocado if you’re feeling frisky, and presto, you’ve got a salad that’ll send off fireworks in your mouth.

47. Chipotle Pineapple Shrimp Lettuce Cups

Chipotle Pineapple Shrimp Lettuce Cups

Detailed recipe and credit – paleofoodiekitchen.com

Feel like giving summer an early shoe-in (or, for some of you, one last hurrah)? Try these micro lettuce wraps! Sweet and spicy all at once, they’ll send your mouth on a vacation so good you’ll forget that all the shrimp, vegetables, protein and vitamins in these little lettuce cups are actually good for you. And hey, if you remember by accident, there’s bacon to make you forget again.

48. Hearty Chunky Cioppino

Hearty Chunky Cioppino

Detailed recipe and credit – forageddish.squarespace.com

If you like seafood, grab onto something and hold on tight – you may faint from exuberance. This is one of the magical low-carb shrimp recipes (verging on carb free shrimp recipes) which somehow manages to be good for you while cramming in so much flavor and simple food that you can scarcely believe it even exists, let alone that it’s nutritious. Not only is there shrimp in this dish, but there’re three other kinds of seafood, plus more vegetables, seasonings, and spices than you can shake a ladle at. This is one dish you won’t want to share.

49. Garlic Lemon Chili Butter Prawns

Garlic Lemon Chili Butter Prawns

Detailed recipe and credit – peachypalate.com

There are nearly infinite ways to cook shrimp, but sometimes, the simple ways are best. Garlic Lemon Chili Butter Prawns, for example, are astoundingly basic to prepare, but the enjoyment you’ll get out of eating them is worthy of any king’s feast. For the curious, they’re just what they sound like: Succulent tiger prawns sauteed in mouthwatering spices and flavors. Are you drooling yet?

50. Paleo Shrimp And Zucchini Fritters

Paleo Shrimp And Zucchini Fritters

Detailed recipe and credit – paleocupboard.com

Want a quick “clean out the fridge” style appetizer? This last entry in our shrimp recipe guide is right down your alley. These Paleo Shrimp And Zucchini Fritters can’t quite claim to make it into the ranks of “carb-free shrimp recipes” (nothing on this list can), but like most of what you see here, they come pretty darn close! They’re quick and easy to make, they pack in tons of flavor with an equal amount of vitamins and nutrients, and better yet, they’re light on the stuff you don’t want, specifically fat and carbs. Can you stop at just one?

Drool-Inspiring Low-Carb Shrimp Recipes Anyone Can Make at Home: 50 Ideas For You to Try

Low-carb foods are a great way to kick-start and / or maintain a balanced, healthy lifestyle. Whichever step of the nutrition path you happen to be on, there’s one thing for certain: Thanks to this handy shrimp recipe guide, you should have no shortage of ideas on what to make for dinner! Thanks for reading, and enjoy.