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KETO SHRIMP COCKTAIL

KETOLUXE SHRIMP COCKTAIL BY CHEF ALEXA LEMLEY

NAME
Shrimp Cocktail

DESCRIPTION
Growing up in a catering family, I eat and serve a lot of Shrimp Cocktail. Giant prawns, small shrimp, and everything in between swim in my dreams. They dive into Zesty Cocktail Sauce and plunge into the open mouths of my customers. Believe me, to say “a lot” may be an understatement.

To make Shrimp Cocktail keto, I stopped steaming with beer. I use lemons, bay leaves, and KetoLuxe Chesapeake Bay Seasoning to impart flavor and keep it low carb. Also sugar free and gluten free, my recipe is simple to make and delicious.

KETOLUXE SHRIMP COCKTAIL RECIPE BY CHEF ALEXA LEMLEY

At home, I like to go Old School with Shrimp Cocktail. Spoon a dollop of Zesty Cocktail Sauce in the bottom of your favorite cocktail glass. Place shrimp, tail side out, along the edge so that they dive into the sauce.

Serve at your next soiree with Zesty Cocktail Sauce for an elegant, low calorie finger food. My simple recipe takes just a few minutes to make for a high visual impact. Garnish with fresh lemon. Everyone will be impressed with this luxury food. Whether you serve on a platter or individual cocktail glasses, you’ll be living KetoLuxe.

KETOLUXE SHRIMP COCKTAIL RECIPE BY CHEF ALEXA LEMLEY

Old School Shrimp Cocktail in a martini glass shows off the beauty of whole shrimp. 

Purchase your KetoLuxe Chesapeake Bay Seasoning blend here for your recipe.

PREP
5 minutes

COOK
1 hour

INGREDIENTS
1 cup water
2 tablespoons KetoLuxe Chesapeake Bay Seasoning
1 lemon, cut in half
2 bay leaves
1 pound extra large peel, deveined tail-on shrimp, thawed
4 tablespoons Zesty Cocktail Sauce

DIRECTIONS

  1. Prepare a steamer pot with water, Chesapeake Bay Seasoning, lemon, and bay leaves. Bring to a boil.
  2. Steam shrimp for 3 minutes.
  3. Chill for 50 minutes.
  4. Place Zesty Cocktail Sauce in a small dish. 
  5. Arrange shrimp on a platter with sauce.
  6. Serve chilled. 

YIELD
4 servings

NOTES
If you don’t have a steamer basket, bring steaming liquid to a boil and immerse shrimp in it. Cook until bright pink.

For an old school presentation, serve shrimp and sauce in individual martini glasses. Plop sauce in the bottom and hang shrimp from the sides.

This dish can be prepared a day ahead.

NUTRITION BREAKDOWN, EACH SERVING
Net carbs: 3 grams
Total carbs: 3 grams
Fiber: 0 grams
Fat: 0 grams
Protein: 10 grams
Calories: 52
Glycemic load: 0

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