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Low-Carb Keto Spicy Shrimp Tacos

The tastiest shrimp tacos ever! If you’re a taco fan these super easy Low-Carb Keto Spicy Shrimp Tacos will blow your mind. So simple and yet so delicious. Made with simple spices in a light and fresh garlic cilantro yogurt sauce, they’re healthy and low in carbs. This meal makes for a speedy lunch or lighter low-carb dinner.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 110kcal
Author Jo Harding

Ingredients

Shrimp

  • 12.5 ounces raw shrimp peeled (or 360g)
  • 1 teaspoon chilli
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Garlic Cilantro Yogurt

  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt (or coconut, cashew or almond for dairy-free)
  • teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon
  • 14 grams cilantro finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil

Slaw

  • 2 cups white cabbage shredded (or 200g)
  • 2 medium green onions chopped (or 30g)
  • 10 grams cilantro chopped

Optional Extras

  • 1 avocado fresh, diced (or 150g) (optional)
  • ¼ cup cheddar cheese grated (or 28g) (optional)
  • lime wedges (optional)

Instructions

Shrimp

  • Place the shrimp in a mixing bowl. Add the spices and seasoning (chili, paprika, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper). If you have time, allow to marinade for 1 hour or overnight. Set aside.

Tortillas

  • Meanwhile, prepare the tortillas as per my recipe. Click here for recipe.

Garlic Cilantro Yogurt and Slaw

  • First prepare the garlic cilantro yogurt by adding all the ingredients to a mixing bowl and stir to combine. Season to taste. Add the shredded cabbage, green onion and cilantro to the yogurt and toss to combine.

Shrimp

  • Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over a medium heat. Add the shrimp and cook for about 2 mins. Add 1 tablespoon of water to loosen into a bit of a sauce and fry until cooked through, about another 2 - 3 minutes.

Assembling Tacos

  • Add some slaw to the tortillas, top with shrimp, optional avocado, cheese and highly recommended squeeze of lime!

Storage

  • Best fresh but the tacos can be made in advance and stored in the fridge for two days or frozen.

Notes

Net Carbs 3g
Recipe Note: Nutritional Info does not include almond flour tortillas which have 2 net carbs per tortilla.

Nutrition

Serving: 1taco | Calories: 110kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 150mg | Sodium: 651mg | Potassium: 177mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 525IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 129mg | Iron: 2mg