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Juicy Grilled Keto Firecracker Shrimp

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time35 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time45 mins

Firecracker shrimp is perfect for summer BBQs, dinner parties, and everything in between. Unfortunately, most are breaded before they are fried, adding unnecessary carbohydrates. Not this keto firecracker shrimp recipe, though! These grilled shrimp are non-breaded but still full of that delicious seafood flavor.

Serve these keto firecracker shrimp alone or with your favorite keto side dish. Try serving them with zucchini noodle, mashed cauliflower, or fried cauliflower rice.

keto firecracker shrimp

Ingredients
 2 lbs uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
 ¼ cup butter, melted
 3 cloves garlic, minced
 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, chopped
 juice from 1 lemon
 2 tbsp olive oil
 1 tbsp paprika
 1 tsp cilantro, chopped
 ½ tsp salt
 ½ tsp pepper
 ½ tsp red pepper flakes, crushed
 ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
 Serve alone or with zucchini noodles for spicy shrimp pasta
Directions
1

Preheat grill and grill basket to medium-high heat.

2

Add all marinade ingredients except the shrimp into a small bowl and mix to combine.

3

Add shrimp to the bowl and mix until shrimp is evenly coated with the marinade

4

Allow the shrimp to sit in the marinade for about 30 minutes.

5

Pour shrimp into a preheated grill basket and cook over medium-high heat for about 3 to 5 minutes turning to evenly cook each side until the shrimp turn white and red).

6

Remove from heat and allow to cool for a few minutes.

7

Serve your keto firecracker shrimp alone or try serving them with zucchini noodles for a spicy shrimp & pasta sensation!

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 323
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23.3g36%
Total Carbohydrate 3.4g2%

Net Carbohydrate 3.4g2%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Protein 61.5g123%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.