Keto Shrimp Cocktail

Dive into a world of culinary delight with our exquisite Keto Shrimp Cocktail. If you’re on a journey to explore the flavors of a low-carb lifestyle while indulging in delectable appetizers, this recipe is designed just for you. This shrimp cocktail combines the freshness of plump shrimp with a tangy and zesty sauce, creating a delightful burst of flavors in every bite. Whether you’re hosting a gathering, enjoying a leisurely afternoon, or looking to impress with an elegant starter, this keto-friendly shrimp cocktail is your go-to choice. Let’s delve into the details and create a culinary masterpiece that caters to your health and taste preferences.

Keto Shrimp Cocktail

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4 servings

Difficulty: Easy

Course: Appetizer

Cuisine: Seafood, Keto

kcal: Approximately 130 kcal per serving


For the Shrimp:

  • 1 pound large cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Ice, for serving

For the Cocktail Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup sugar-free ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • A dash of hot sauce (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a bowl, prepare an ice bath by adding ice and water. Set aside.
  2. Rinse the cooked shrimp under cold water and drain well.
  3. Place the drained shrimp into the ice bath to chill and maintain their freshness.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix all the ingredients for the cocktail sauce. Adjust the seasonings according to your taste preferences.
  5. Drain the chilled shrimp and arrange them in serving glasses or a dish.
  6. Serve the shrimp cocktail with the cocktail sauce on the side for dipping.

Note: Customize your cocktail sauce by adding more hot sauce for extra kick or a splash of vodka for a unique twist.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 130 kcal
  • Fat: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 24g
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Net Carbs: 4g

Savor the freshness and flavors of Keto Shrimp Cocktail, an appetizer that perfectly aligns with your low-carb journey. For personalized keto guidance, consider exploring a custom keto meal plan that caters to your unique preferences. To fully embrace the keto lifestyle, embark on the transformative 28 Day Keto Challenge. Whether you’re new to keto or a seasoned enthusiast, this shrimp cocktail offers a tantalizing way to enjoy a classic appetizer without compromising your health goals. So, gather your ingredients, prepare to impress, and relish the enticing flavors of this delightful keto dish!


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