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Keto Shrimp Skewers with Cilantro Lime Pesto

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  Published on August 12th, 2021
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keto shrimp skewers
ChefRhonda PlataDifficultyBeginnerRating
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Skip the boring plain shrimp and try these grilled cilantro lime pesto keto shrimp skewers! They are packed full of tangy lime flavor, healthy fats, and protein. Plus, 1 entire keto shrimp skewer is only 2g of net carbs! That means you can enjoy multiple servings without the guilt!

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time25 mins
Ingredients
 1 cup cilantro (stems removed)
 1 cup parsley (stems removed)
 3 tbsp lime juice
 2 tbsp hemp seeds
 salt and pepper to taste
 1 lb shrimp (peeled, deveined, tails removed)
 4 BBQ skewers
Directions
1

Add the cilantro, parsley, garlic, lime juice, hemp seeds, salt, and pepper to a food processor. Pulse to finely chop the cilantro and parsley. With the food processor running, stream in the olive oil. Blend for about a minute, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.

2

Add half of the sauce to a zipper-lock bag then add the shrimp. Marinate the shrimp for at least 15 minutes.

3

Shake off any excess marinade and pierce the shrimp onto the barbecue
skewers. Discard the leftover marinade that was touching the shrimp.

4

Grill over medium-high heat for four to five minutes, flipping halfway through or until the keto shrimp skewers are cooked through. Divide the shrimp skewers between plates and serve with the remaining sauce. Enjoy!

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Ingredients

Ingredients
 1 cup cilantro (stems removed)
 1 cup parsley (stems removed)
 3 tbsp lime juice
 2 tbsp hemp seeds
 salt and pepper to taste
 1 lb shrimp (peeled, deveined, tails removed)
 4 BBQ skewers

Directions

Directions
1

Add the cilantro, parsley, garlic, lime juice, hemp seeds, salt, and pepper to a food processor. Pulse to finely chop the cilantro and parsley. With the food processor running, stream in the olive oil. Blend for about a minute, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.

2

Add half of the sauce to a zipper-lock bag then add the shrimp. Marinate the shrimp for at least 15 minutes.

3

Shake off any excess marinade and pierce the shrimp onto the barbecue
skewers. Discard the leftover marinade that was touching the shrimp.

4

Grill over medium-high heat for four to five minutes, flipping halfway through or until the keto shrimp skewers are cooked through. Divide the shrimp skewers between plates and serve with the remaining sauce. Enjoy!

Keto Shrimp Skewers with Cilantro Lime Pesto

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