Exploding with Flavor: Keto Grilled Firecracker Shrimp

Ignite your taste buds and elevate your grilling game with our Keto Grilled Firecracker Shrimp. This recipe is a testament to how low-carb dining can be both deliciously satisfying and exciting. Each shrimp bursts with a spicy kick and a symphony of flavors, making it the perfect addition to your next BBQ, potluck, or a special dinner at home. Not only is this dish a crowd-pleaser, but it also aligns with your ketogenic lifestyle, ensuring you can indulge without compromise. Ready in just 20 minutes, this fiery delight promises to be a staple in your culinary repertoire. Let’s turn up the heat and dive into a recipe that’s as thrilling to cook as it is to eat.

Keto Grilled Firecracker Shrimp Recipe

Dive into the explosive flavors of Keto Grilled Firecracker Shrimp, a dish that brings the heat and zest to any potluck, BBQ, or dinner table. This spicy, juicy shrimp cooked to perfection on the grill is guaranteed to delight your taste buds and leave your guests asking for more.
Servings 4
Calories 410 kcal


  • 2 pounds uncooked shrimp peeled and deveined
  • ¼ cup butter melted
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce chopped
  • Juice from one lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cilantro chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ to 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • Preheat the Grill: Warm up your grill and grill basket to medium-high heat.
  • Prepare the Marinade: Combine butter, garlic, chipotle peppers, lemon juice, olive oil, paprika, cilantro, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, and cayenne pepper in a bowl. Stir well to mix.
  • Marinate the Shrimp: Add the shrimp to the marinade, ensuring each piece is well-coated. Allow to marinate for 30 minutes to soak up the flavors.
  • Grilling: Place the marinated shrimp in the preheated grill basket. Grill for 3 to 5 minutes, turning occasionally, until the shrimp are white and red.
  • Ready to Serve: Once cooked, remove the shrimp from the grill and serve immediately. Enjoy the burst of flavors with each bite!


Calories per Serving: 410
Nutritional Information:
  • Fat: 22.2g
  • Protein: 48.9g
  • Net Carbs: 1.8g
  • Total Carbs: 3.4g
This Keto Grilled Firecracker Shrimp recipe is not only mouthwateringly delicious but also perfectly aligns with your keto dietary needs, making it a must-try for anyone looking to enjoy a low-carb, high-protein, flavorful meal.

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