Are you looking for a delicious and low-carb, keto-friendly recipe that is both sweet and savory? Look no further than Keto Coconut Shrimp! This easy and flavorful dish is sure to become a hit for anyone following a ketogenic diet.
1 pound of large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 cup of coconut flour
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon of ground ginger
2 large eggs
1/2 cup of unsweetened shredded coconut
1/4 cup of coconut oil
Serving Size: 1/4 pound of shrimp
Total Fat: 13g
Saturated Fat: 7.5g
Trans Fat: 0g
Total Carbohydrates: 7.5g
Dietary Fiber: 1.5g
Vegetarian and Vegan Alternatives
For vegetarians, this recipe can be easily adapted to incorporate a meat-free protein source. Simply substitute the shrimp for a plant-based protein such as tofu, tempeh, seitan, or your favorite vegan meat substitute. The rest of the recipe will remain the same.
1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (204°C).
2. In a shallow bowl, mix together the coconut flour, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and ground ginger.
3. In a separate shallow bowl, whisk together the eggs.
4. Dip each shrimp into the eggs, then into the coconut flour mixture, ensuring each shrimp is thoroughly coated.
5. Place the coated shrimp onto a greased baking sheet.
6. Bake the shrimp in the preheated oven for 10 minutes.
7. In a small skillet, melt the coconut oil over medium heat.
8. Add the shredded coconut and fry for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the coconut is lightly toasted and the oil is absorbed.
9. Remove the shrimp from the oven and place them into the skillet with the toasted coconut.
10. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the shrimp is cooked through and the coconut is golden brown.
11. Serve the coconut shrimp hot and enjoy!
Keto Coconut Shrimp is a delicious and easy-to-prepare dish that is packed with flavorful ingredients. Not only is this dish low-carb and keto-friendly, but it also has vegetarian and vegan alternatives to make it accessible to everyone. With just a few simple steps and ingredients, you too can make this sweet and savory dish. So what are you waiting for? Get cooking and enjoy!