Keto Shrimp Salad

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Craving for keto shrimp salad? This simple recipe will leave you wanting more. It’ll only take 22 minutes of total prep time.

Total Carbs: 7.9g | Total Fat: 17.7g | Protein: 3.87g

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 12 minutes | Serving: 2


  • 255g romaine lettuce
  • 25g raw shrimp (peeled)
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 medium-sized onion (minced)
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • 1 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Wash and cut romaine lettuce. Place in a salad bowl.
  2. Chop a medium-seized onion and set aside.
  3. Prepare a mixture of melted butter, minced garlic, lemon juice.
  4. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  5. Arrange raw shrimps on a baking dish and season them with salt and pepper.
  6. Pour the butter mixture over the shrimps.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  8. Take out of the oven and sprinkle chopped parsley over the shrimps.
  9. Mix the shrimps with the lettuce and onions.
  10. Prepare your salad dressing by mixing mayo, mustard, parmesan cheese, lemon juice, and minced garlic in a small bowl.
  11. Your shrimp salad + dressing is now ready to be served.

Recipe FAQs:

What goes with keto shrimp salad?

Good side dishes include keto cloud bread, sautéed mushrooms, and roasted brussels sprouts. For your beverage, you can have keto lemonade or a strawberry smoothie.

What types of lettuce can I use for this salad?

Romaine, iceberg, butterhead, or leaf lettuce. You can use whatever is available or what you like best.

How long does this keto shrimp salad last in the refrigerator?

It should be able to last up to 3 days if properly kept in an airtight container.

What else can I add to this keto shrimp salad?

Find your keto shrimp salad too plain? You can add more ingredients such as fresh dill, chopped celery, and cucumbers! For the dressing, feel free to add a teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce for a more savory taste.

How do I tell that the shrimps are fully cooked?

Cooked shrimps should be reddish-orange in color and their flesh should be slightly opaque. Be sure to bake the peeled shrimps for at least 10 minutes.

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Tiffany Joy Yamut, RN
Tiffany Joy Yamut, RN
Tiffany Joy Yamut is a registered nurse and author of hundreds of health and nutrition articles focused on the ketogenic diet. She discovered the keto diet in 2019, which helped her lose 44 pounds and achieve healing. She’s been featured in Perfect Keto, Ketogenic, Kiss My Keto, and other top health and wellness websites. Follow her on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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