Easy Grilled Key West Style Keto Shrimp Recipe

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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

  • shrimp
  • olive oil
  • sugar free honey
  • soy sauce
  • minced garlic
  • red bell pepper
  • fresh lime juice
  • salt
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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.

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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.

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Easy Grilled Key West Style Keto Shrimp Recipe

Easy low carb keto shrimp recipe that works great as an appetizer or main dish.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings



  • 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.


Depending on how many shrimp you put on each skewers, this recipe should make 8-10 skewers.
Keyword easy, grill, keto, low-carb, shrimp
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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!

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