Keto Avocado Shrimp Salsa Low Carb Recipe
Avocado Shrimp Salsa

Keto Avocado Shrimp Salsa

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This keto-friendly Avocado Shrimp Salsa will be a delicious healthy shrimp salad for your family because it’s packed with amazing flavors and taste. It’s a little bit different from ceviche because we actually cook the shrimp instead of curing raw shrimp in citrus juices. This dish is like a hybrid of ceviche and pico de gallo.

Add a little hint of Mexico in your kitchen menu by making traditional salsa with shrimps. This will be a great low carb appetizer, side dish or lunch.

This recipe gives you a field for experiments: you can control its taste and spiciness, from adding red and green chili pepper to making a sweet version by adding berries. Either way it tastes good as cold, for work lunch, or as hot, you can use it as base for the light, late evening warming up soup.

Keto Avocado Shrimp Salsa

In this course, avocado plays the key role as meat surrogate, full of monounsaturated fats, which are getting easily absorbed by the body. And full of iodine shrimp – a great substitute if you’ve been on keto for a long time but tired from eating meat in all its forms.

To make the serving more interesting, we suggest to use the empty cup-like skin from avocado as a serving dish and fill it with salsa and keto tortillas.

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Season the shrimp with salt and pepper. Prepare a skillet over medium-high heat and add the olive oil. Once the oil is heated, add the shrimp and cook for 2-3 minutes. Turn the shrimp and repeat. Remove them from the pan and move them to a cutting board. Chop the shrimp into pieces and place them in a large mixing bowl.

Marinate cooked shrimp with lemon juice

Squeeze the juice of one lime over the shrimps. Stir well then place aside.

Add the diced avocado, tomato, and cucumber to the shrimps.

Dice cucumber, tomato and avocado

Mix the diced onion and chopped cilantro into the bowl with the shrimp. Stir until all of the ingredients are combined.

Avocado Shrimp Salsa Recipe

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Low Carb Avocado Shrimp Salsa

*Credit: This recipe is adapted from NatashasKitchen.com

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Avocado Shrimp Salsa

Avocado shrimp salsa is really flavorful and refreshing. You can't miss it.
Course Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine Ketogenic, Low Carb, Mexican
Keyword keto avocado shrimp salsa, keto salsa, shrimp salsa
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 254kcal
Author KetoVale Team

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb raw shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium lime juiced
  • 1 medium Avocado diced
  • 1 medium tomato diced
  • 1 cucumber diced
  • 1/4 small onion diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1/8 tsp Salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Season the shrimps with salt and pepper. Place a skillet over medium high heat and pour the olive oil onto it. Once the oil is heated, add the shrimp and cook one layer for 2-3 minutes then turn to the other layer. Remove the shrimps from the pan and transfer them to a cutting board. Chop into pieces and place in a large mixing bowl.
  • Squeeze one lime over the shrimps to marinate. Stir well then set aside.
  • Add the diced avocado, tomato, and cucumber to the shrimps.
  • Mix the diced onion and chopped cilantro into the bowl. Stir together until all the ingredients are well-combined.

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Nutrition/Macros

Nutrition Facts
Avocado Shrimp Salsa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 254 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 191mg64%
Sodium 695mg29%
Potassium 655mg19%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 600IU12%
Vitamin C 26.2mg32%
Calcium 143mg14%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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