Discover a delightful fusion of shrimp and keto flavors, elevating your dining experience effortlessly. Savor the blend of succulent shrimp in a delectable keto-friendly cocktail, a perfect low-carb indulgence. Try this Keto Shrimp Cocktail recipe that's perfect for any occasion.
For the Shrimp:
1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 tablespoon olive oil
Salt and black pepper to taste
1 teaspoon smoked paprika (optional)
For the Cocktail Sauce:
1/2 cup sugar-free ketchup
1 tablespoon horseradish (adjust to taste)
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon lemon juice
Hot sauce (optional, to taste)
Fresh lemon wedges
Fresh parsley, chopped
Prepare the Shrimp
Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
In a bowl, toss the peeled and deveined shrimp with olive oil, salt, black pepper, and smoked paprika.
Spread the seasoned shrimp on a baking sheet in a single layer.
Roast the shrimp in the preheated oven for about 6-8 minutes or until they are opaque and cooked through. Be careful not to overcook.
Once cooked, let the shrimp cool, then refrigerate until ready to serve.
Prepare the Cocktail Sauce
In a small bowl, mix together the sugar-free ketchup, horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, and hot sauce (if using).
Adjust the horseradish and hot sauce to your desired level of spiciness.
Assemble the Keto Shrimp Cocktail
Arrange the chilled roasted shrimp on a serving platter or individual cocktail glasses.
Serve the shrimp with the prepared cocktail sauce on the side.
Garnish with fresh lemon wedges and chopped parsley.
Optionally, you can chill the shrimp before serving for an extra refreshing touch.
Serve immediately, and enjoy your Keto Shrimp Cocktail!
This keto-friendly shrimp cocktail is not only low in carbs but also a refreshing and satisfying appetizer. It's perfect for a keto Thanksgiving or any special occasion.