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Keto Breaded Shrimp

Who doesn’t like breaded shrimp? The big downside is a serving of 4 shrimp can contain up to 50g of carbs… So here is my Keto Breaded Shrimp recipe.

Crushed pork rinds give shrimp a crunch every one will appreciate. You won’t miss the breadcrumbs one bit. If you are not eating meat and are a pescatarian, don’t worry! have plenty more low-carb keto ideas I will post soon.

Keto Breaded Shrimp Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 6 oz. pork rinds
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • Kosher salt
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lb. large shrimp

For the sauce and the garnish

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise (or sour cream)
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • Dash of hot sauce
  • Freshly chopped parsley

Nutrition Information Per Serving (Serves 4)

  • Calories 486
  • Fat 36g
  • Sodium 544mg
  • Carbohydrates 2g including:
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 0g (YAY)
  • Protein 38 g  

Note: The information shown an estimate based on available ingredients and preparation.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°.
  2. Grease a large rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.
  3. In a food processor (or in a resealable bag using a rolling pin), crush pork rinds into fine crumbs.
  4. Transfer to a medium shallow bowl and whisk in Parmesan, spices, and herbs. 
  5. Season mixture with salt and pepper. 
  6. Pour beaten eggs into a small shallow bowl. 
  7. Dredge shrimp in eggs, letting excess drip, then coat in pork rind mixture.
  8. Place breaded shrimp on prepared baking sheet in single layer.
  9. Bake until coating is crispy and shrimp is cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes. 
  10. Make sauce: In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, lemon juice, and hot sauce.
  11. Garnish shrimp with parsley and serve.

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