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Creamy Keto Garlic Shrimp For Two

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Do you want to make a super special dinner for your loved one, but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen? This is the dish for you.

Sumptuous curls of shrimp are bathed in a rich, garlicky sauce and then nestled on a bed of welcoming zucchini noodles.

What? Garlic? On Valentine’s Day? I hear you cry.

It’s not a problem if both of you eat it, and trust me, you’re both going to want to eat this. Light some candles, turn the music on low. And I dare you to nibble a noodle from both ends, Lady and the Tramp style. Enjoy!

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Nutritional values (per serving)

Net carbs7.8 grams
Protein24.7 grams
Fat57.7 grams
Calories638 kcal

Calories from carbs 5%, protein 15%, fat 80%

Total carbs9 gramsFiber1.2 gramsSugars5.9 gramsSaturated fat32.9 gramsSodium925 mg(40% RDA)Magnesium59 mg(15% RDA)Potassium606 mg(30% EMR)

Ingredients (makes 2 servings)

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (15 ml)
  • 250 g shrimp, fresh or frozen (8.8 oz)
  • sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter (14 g/ 0.5 oz)
  • 4 tsp minced garlic, or less to taste
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth or vegetable stock (120 ml/ 4 fl oz)
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream (180 ml/ 6 fl oz)
  • 4 tbsp cream cheese (60 g/ 2.1 oz)
  • 1 tbsp chopped dill or parsley
  • 1 medium zucchini, spiralized (200 g/ 7.1 oz)

Instructions

  1. Prepare all the ingredients.
    Creamy Keto Garlic Shrimp For Two
  2. Spiralize your zucchini and let it drain in a colander over the sink while you prepare the shrimp.
  3. Heat the oil in a heavy based frying pan. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper and then sear over high heat until pink, 1-2 minutes per side depending on the size of your shrimp.
    Creamy Keto Garlic Shrimp For Two
  4. Remove the shrimp from the pan and sit to one side.
  5. Melt the butter over medium heat in the same pan and then add garlic. Cook gently for a minute or so until it is fragrant.
    Creamy Keto Garlic Shrimp For Two
  6. Add the chicken broth and bring to a simmer. Add the cream and cream cheese and cook until they are all combined, stirring constantly.
    Creamy Keto Garlic Shrimp For Two
  7. Toss the zoodles through the sauce and then add the shrimp.
    Creamy Keto Garlic Shrimp For Two
  8. Garnish with a sprinkle of chopped dill. Serve hot, with a kiss. Store in a covered container in the fridge for up to 3 days. Creamy Keto Garlic Shrimp For Two

Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per serving)

Net carbsProteinFatCalories
Olive oil, extra virgin
0 g0 g6.8 g60 kcal
Prawns, shrimp (raw, peeled)
0.5 g18 g1 g83 kcal
Salt, sea salt
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Pepper, black, spices
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Butter, unsalted, grass-fed
0 g0.1 g5.8 g51 kcal
Garlic, fresh
1.7 g0.4 g0 g8 kcal
Chicken stock (broth), chicken only, homemade
0 g1.2 g1.2 g16 kcal
Cream, heavy whipping, pouring, full-fat (30-40% fat)
2.3 g1.7 g34.2 g329 kcal
Cream cheese, soft (full-fat)
1 g2.1 g8.4 g74 kcal
Dill, fresh
0.1 g0.1 g0 g1 kcal
Zucchini (summer squash, courgette)
2.1 g1.2 g0.3 g17 kcal
Total per serving
7.8 g24.7 g57.7 g638 kcal
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Naomi is the force behind Naomi Sherman, Food Creative. She is passionate about recipe development, food photography and styling.

An accomplished home cook who was diagnosed with an auto-immune disease eight years ago, Naomi started to explore the connection between healthy, whole food and her symptoms, and a new love was born.

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Your recipes are always tasty.

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