Keto Coconut Curry Shrimp is a delightful and flavorful dish that brings together succulent shrimp, creamy coconut milk, and aromatic spices. This low-carb recipe is perfect for those following a ketogenic diet and craving a taste of exotic flavors. With a balance of heat, creaminess, and tanginess, this dish is sure to impress your taste buds.
Here’s the recipe for Keto Coconut Curry Shrimp:
- 1 lb (450g) shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon ginger, grated
- 2 tablespoons red curry paste
- 1 can (14 oz) coconut milk (full fat)
- 1 tablespoon fish sauce
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 1 teaspoon erythritol or your preferred keto-friendly sweetener
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh cilantro for garnish (optional)
- Cauliflower rice or zucchini noodles (optional, for serving)
- Heat the coconut oil in a large skillet or pan over medium heat.
- Add the chopped onion and sauté until it becomes translucent and fragrant.
- Stir in the minced garlic and grated ginger, cooking for an additional minute.
- Add the red curry paste to the pan and cook for a minute, stirring continuously to combine it with the aromatics.
- Pour in the coconut milk and stir well to incorporate the curry paste.
- Add the fish sauce, lime juice, and erythritol (or your preferred sweetener) to the pan. Stir to combine.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Allow the sauce to simmer for a few minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
- Add the peeled and deveined shrimp to the pan and cook until they turn pink and are cooked through. This usually takes about 3-4 minutes.
- Remove from heat and garnish with fresh cilantro, if desired.
- Serve the Keto Coconut Curry Shrimp over cauliflower rice or zucchini noodles, if desired, to complete the meal.
- Servings: 4
- Serving Size: 1/4 of the recipe
- Calories: 250
- Total Fat: 18g
- Saturated Fat: 14g
- Trans Fat: 0g
- Cholesterol: 195mg
- Sodium: 710mg
- Total Carbohydrate: 6g
- Dietary Fiber: 1g
- Sugars: 2g
- Protein: 18g