Delicious Keto Cajun Shrimp Recipe

A Perfect Low-Carb Coastal Treat

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This keto shrimp recipe is great for those on a low-carb diet. It gives you a taste of the coast and is ready in just 30 minutes. 

Easy and Quick to Make

Easy and Quick to Make

Prep Time: 5 minutes Marinate Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 30 Minutes Difficulty Level: Easy Recipe Makes 2 Servings

Recipe Info

Recipe Info

- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined – 2 tablespoons olive oil – 2 cloves garlic, minced - 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning - ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper - Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish) - Lemon wedges for serving (optional) - Sea salt, to taste -Freshly cracked black pepper, to taste

Ingredients you will need!

Ingredients you will need!

Mix the olive oil, chopped garlic, Cajun spice, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper in a big bowl to make the marinade.

1

Cooking Steps

Cooking Steps

Put the cleaned shrimp in the bowl. Make sure all the shrimp are covered with the marinade. Let them sit for about 15-20 minutes so they soak up the flavors.

Step 2 

Step 2 

Turn on your stove and heat up a large pan on medium-high.

Step 3 

Step 3 

When the pan is hot, lay the shrimp in one layer. Cook them for about 2-3 minutes on each side. They're done when they turn pink.

Step 4

Step 4

Take the shrimp out of the pan and put them on a plate. Add some chopped parsley and lemon slices on top, and they're ready to eat!

Step 5

Step 5

Reduce salt: Use reduced sodium or homemade Cajun seasoning to control the salt content. Add vegetables: Enhance the dish with colorful bell peppers, onions, or tomatoes sautéed alongside the shrimp for added fiber. - Include more greens: Serve the shrimp on a mixed greens or spinach bed. This enhances presentation and adds nutrients to the meal.

How to make it healthier? 

How to make it healthier? 

- Zucchini noodles - Cauliflower rice - Grilled asparagus - Kale salad - Roasted Brussels sprouts

What to Serve With Cajun Shrimp?

What to Serve With Cajun Shrimp?