Shrimp are low-carb, low calorie, and chock full of the omega 3 fatty acids ketoers need to balance out the omega 6 fatty acids that come with the red meats, pork, and poultry that make up the diet's staples.
Adding this easy and quick Coconut Shrimp recipe to your keto meal plan is as simple as swapping it one for one with any entree on the plan.
Makes: 4 servings
1 cup coconut flour, divided
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp Swerve
1/2 tsp pepper
2 large eggs, beaten
1 pound raw large shrimp, peeled and deveined
Measure 1/2 cup coconut flour in a bowl.
In a separate bowl, combine 1/2 cup coconut flour, salt, Swerve, pepper, and shredded coconut.
In a separate bowl, add beaten eggs.
Dip shrimp in coconut flour, then in eggs, then coconut mixture.
In a large skillet over medium high heat, melt enough coconut oil to cover bottom of skillet.
Add shrimp to hot oil and cook 3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.
Sprinkle with chopped cilantro and enjoy!
While some of the ingredients in this recipe may not be sitting in your pantry as part of your usual keto store run, they are easy to pick up in one location and the finished result is well worth the extra stop!
Serving size: 1 serving
Net Carbs: 5g