Shrimp is a great addition to a keto diet, and this Key West style keto shrimp recipe is sure to become a favorite easy low-carb dinner the entire family will enjoy.
Shrimp has 0 grams of carbs and is a great source of protein so it’s a great option for anyone, not just people on a low-carb diet.
This is a Dined and Dashed Level 1 recipe because it is super simple to make and is a great fit for a busy lifestyle.
Key West style foods are inspired by the flavors of the Florida Keys. They incorporate things like cajun seasoning, lime, soy sauce, honey and more and contains a combination of fresh and tropical with bold and mild elements working together to create a delicious flavor profile.
Ingredients needed for Key West style Keto Shrimp
- olive oil
- sugar free honey
- soy sauce
- minced garlic
- red bell pepper
- fresh lime juice
How to make Key West style Keto Shrimp
This is a super easy recipe to make. You combined all of the ingredients in a bowl, including the shrimp. Allow to marinate in the fridge for a bit, and then place the shrimp on skewers and grill for around 2-3 minutes per side!
If you are someone who likes to do meal prep, this is a great way of cooking shrimp with very little prep time required.
This keto shrimp recipe works fantastic as an appetizer or as the main dish of a meal.
If you don’t have access to a grill you can put these under a broiler for roughly the same amount of time as the grill. Just watch them closely.
Easy Grilled Key West Style Keto Shrimp Recipe
- 1 lb. Shrimp peeled and deveined with the tail on
- 1 Tbsp. Olive oil
- 2 Tbsp. Sugar free honey
- 2 Tbsp. Soy sauce
- 2 tsp. Minced garlic
- 3 Tbsp. Red bell pepper very finely chopped
- 1 squeeze Fresh lime juice
- Salt to taste
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the olive oil, sugar free honey, soy sauce, minced garlic, red bell pepper, lime juice and salt to taste.
- Add the shrimp to the bowl, and marinate in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
- Place the shrimp evenly onto skewers, and grill over high heat for 2-3 minutes per side.
If you are looking for something a bit more exotic, check out this highly rated coconut shrimp recipe. It’s keto as well, so maybe you can make both!