This light & satisfying keto shrimp avocado salad makes the perfect healthy summer meal!
Figuring out what you can eat on some diets can be tricky. Fortunately, with the keto diet, there is no shortage of delicious foods you can enjoy! You’ll want to watch your total carb intake, but there are many healthy, low-carb meal options to keep you feeling satisfied.
Summer is the perfect time for salads, and this delicious keto shrimp avocado salad contains plenty of fresh, light, summery veggies, coupled with healthy fats and protein to provide satiety without weighing you down!
It’s quick and easy to make as well, so you won’t have to spend a lot of time over a hot stove. In fact, all it takes is a few minutes to throw together this tasty salad, which is perfect for a filling lunch or light dinner.
Keto Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe:
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
2 T. unsalted butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 lbs. shrimp, peeled and deveined
½ t. ground cumin
Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
1 large avocado, diced
3 T. extra virgin olive oil
1½ T. fresh lime juice
2 T. fresh cilantro, chopped
4 c. baby arugula
8 grape tomatoes
24 large green olives
3 oz. walnuts
1 large lime, cut into 8 wedges
- Add the butter and minced garlic to a large skillet and set over medium heat. Cook for one minute, stirring frequently.
- Add the shrimp and the ground cumin to the skillet. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and stir to combine. Continue cooking for 2-3 minutes, or just until the shrimp changes color and starts to curl. Remove from heat and set aside.
- Once cool, roughly chop the shrimp and transfer to a large bowl. Add the avocado, olive oil, lime juice, and fresh cilantro to the bowl. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and gently toss to combine.
- Divide the baby arugula between four meal prep containers or serving plates. Add one-fourth of the avocado shrimp mixture to each container or plate. Evenly divide the green olives, walnuts, and lime wedges between each portion. Serve immediately or refrigerate for later. Enjoy!
Macros – per serving*
Net Carbs: 4.64g
Nutritional information is provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as medical guidance or advice. All information is based solely on results provided by HappyForks.com and is not guaranteed to be accurate.