Garlicky Keto Shrimp and Veggies

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  • prep time

    prep time

    10 min

  • cook time

    cook time

    20 min

  • ready time

    ready time

    30 min

Garlicky Keto Shrimp and Veggies

Indulge in the vibrant flavors of the Mediterranean while staying true to your Keto lifestyle with our Garlicky Keto Shrimp and Veggies recipe. This dish is a delightful fusion of Mediterranean-inspired ingredients and Keto-friendly cooking, offering a flavorful and nutritious option for your dining table. Delicious shrimp is infused with garlic and then paired with tender broccoli and sweet red peppers—a mouthwatering combination that brings the taste of the Mediterranean right to your plate while keeping your carb intake in check. Whether you're a fan of Mediterranean cuisine or simply looking for new Keto-friendly recipes to try, this dish is sure to become a favorite.

Can I use frozen shrimp instead of fresh?

Yes, you can use frozen shrimp for this recipe. Make sure to thaw them completely before cooking, and pat them dry with paper towels to remove excess moisture.

I don't have red peppers. Can I substitute with another vegetable?

Absolutely! Feel free to substitute red peppers with other keto-friendly vegetables such as zucchini, cauliflower, or asparagus according to your preference.

How do I know when the shrimp are cooked through?

Shrimp are cooked when they turn pink and opaque. Be careful not to overcook them, as they can become rubbery. Cooking them for about 2-3 minutes per side should be sufficient.

**Can I make this dish ahead of time?

While this dish is best enjoyed fresh, you can prepare the ingredients ahead of time and cook them just before serving. However, reheating may cause the shrimp to become overcooked and the vegetables to lose their texture.

** Can I omit garlic from the recipe?**

If you don't like garlic, you can omit it from the recipe. However, garlic adds a lot of flavor to the dish, so you may want to consider adding other herbs or spices to enhance the taste.

Can I use a different type of oil instead of olive oil?

Yes, you can use another type of oil such as avocado oil or coconut oil if you prefer. Just keep in mind that olive oil is commonly used in Mediterranean cuisine and adds its own unique flavor to the dish.

How long will leftovers last in the refrigerator?

Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days. Reheat them gently in the microwave or on the stove until warmed through before serving.

Is this dish suitable for meal prep?

Yes, this dish can be suitable for meal prep. You can portion it out into containers and store them in the refrigerator for quick and easy meals throughout the week. Just be mindful of reheating to avoid overcooking the shrimp.

  • Net Carbs

    4.5 g

  • Fiber

    2.6 g

  • Total Carbs

    7.1 g

  • Protein

    31.8 g

  • Fats

    7.4 g

216 cals

Garlicky Keto Shrimp and Veggies

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  • Shrimp


    500 g

  • Broccoli


    230 g

  • Red pepper

    Red pepper

    80 g

  • Garlic


    2 clove

  • Extra virgin olive oil

    Extra virgin olive oil

    2 tbsp

  • Salt


    0.5 tsp

  • Black pepper

    Black pepper

    0.5 tsp

  • Cayenne


    0.25 tsp

  • Onion


    35 g

Recipe Steps

steps 4

30 min

  • Step 1

    Peel and chop the onions and garlic. Heat one tablespoon of olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the onions and garlic. Cook for 5-6 minutes.
    Step 1
  • Step 2

    Cut the broccoli into smaller florets. Finely chop the pepper. Add the broccoli and pepper to the pan. Season with ¼ tsp of salt and ¼ tps of black pepper. Cover and cook for 12-15 minutes over medium heat until the broccoli is tender and fully cooked through.
    Step 2
  • Step 3

    Remove the veggies from the pan. Add the remaining olive oil and shrimps. Season with cayenne pepper, and the remaining salt and black pepper. Cook the shrimps for 2-3 minutes per side.
    Step 3
  • Step 4

    Transfer shrimps and veggies to serving plates. Optionally, drizzle everything with fresh lemon or lime juice. Serve immediately.
    Step 4

Comments 2

  • AwesomeAvocado651700

    AwesomeAvocado651700 2 months ago

    So good!!!

    • OutstandingMacadamia701120

      OutstandingMacadamia701120 2 months ago

      Easy to make