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10 Keto Fish and Seafood Recipes That Will Make You Say “Yes, Please”

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Running low on energy? Putting on fat day after day? Need to supplement your Ketogenic diet? There’s something I have in store for that you MUST not miss out.

Hey fitness-freak ladies, do you want to spice up your ketogenic diet a bit more? To your delight, it is possible by adding some fish and seafood recipes in your keto diet.

Now you know why the crowds are leaning over the seafood. It contains a secret to a healthy and fit body.

When looking at benefits of seafood, not only you can get high-quality satiating protein but also an ample amount of healthy fats i.e., omega-3 fatty acids. More importantly, both these nutrients make losing weight easier as well as healthier for you so you could get that attractive slim-trim physique. Isn’t that something you’d wish for?

I have come up with some of the easy to make keto fish and seafood recipes to make your meals more appealing and satisfying.

Here is a versatile range of recipes for you to try:

Keto Fish Recipes:

Whether you are an at-home mama or a working woman, managing your everyday tasks efficiently is crucial for thriving in life.

Here are low carbs fish recipes that allow effortless cooking and are amazingly result-yielding. Yes, they leave your body with an ABUNDANCE of energy. No more energy drinks needed!

1. Keto Tilapia Recipe: Baked Tilapia with Butter and Lemon

This single-pan keto tilapia recipe will eat only around your 20 minutes to fill your keto platter with good nutrition and scrumptiousness at once.

Servings Preparation Cooking Time Overall time
4 10 minutes 10 minutes 20 minutes

Nutrition Facts:

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
276 14.5g 1.8g 35.5g

Ingredients:

Ingredients Quantity/Amount
4 Tilapia Fillets 6 oz.
Fresh lemon juice 2 tbsp
Garlic cloves (minced) 3
Melted, unsalted butter 1/4 Cup
Lemon Zest 1 Lemon
Parsley Leaves (chopped) 2 tbsp
Salt and Pepper According to Taste

Instructions:

  • Initially, set the oven to 425 degrees F. for preheating. Coat a baking dish with nonstick spray or oil.
  • Secondly, mix butter, lemon juice, garlic and lemon zest in a small bowl. Stir it and then keep it aside.
  • Subsequently, add seasonings to tilapia and put it onto the baking dish. Then, sprinkle butter mixture.
  • Next, put it in the oven for baking. It will take around 10 to 12 minutes for fish to easily flake.
  • Lastly, dish out, garnish with parsley and serve hot.

2. Baked Salmon Recipe: Salmon Florentine

This baked salmon recipe is keto-friendly yet has spinach included in it. Notably, the amazing micronutrient-profile of spinach is highly favorable for avoiding keto flu as well as coping with the electrolyte imbalance. Hence, don’t worry about eating this vegetable when on a keto diet as it is only providing you with a minimum amount of carbs.

Servings Preparation Cooking Time Overall time
2 2 minutes 20 minutes 22 minutes

Nutrition Facts:

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
430 22g 6g 49g

Ingredients:

Ingredients Quantity/Amount
Two skinless salmon fillets 8 oz. each
Ghee 1 tbsp.
Raw spinach 10 oz.
Garlic clove (minced) 1/2 tbsp.
Flakes of Red Chili 1 Lemon
Apple Cider Vinegar 1 tbsp.
Salt and Pepper According to Taste

Instructions:

  • Firstly, set the oven to 350 degrees F. for preheating.
  • Secondly, take a large skillet for melting ghee over moderate heat.
  • Thirdly, put chili flakes, garlic, vinegar, spinach as well as half of the salt and pepper in it. Stir it well and put a lid over it for 2 minutes.
  • Then again stir it by removing the lid and keep on cooking for an additional 3 minutes.
  • Next, take a casserole dish and place fish fillets on it. Season them.
  • Cover each of the salmon fillets equally with the cooked spinach.
  • Let it bake for around 15 minutes.
  • Enjoy!

3. Keto Tuna Salad Recipe:

This keto-friendly recipe is one of the easiest low-carb fish recipes that are going to consume not more than 2 minutes of you. It has an amazing flavor that convinces me to prepare Tuna salad every now and then.

Servings Preparation Overall time
2 2 minutes 2 minutes

Nutrition Facts:

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
245 9g 2g 20g

Ingredients:

Ingredients Quantity/Amount
Canned Tuna 1 Cup
Dried Flakes of Onion 1 tsp.
Real Mayonnaise 3 tbsp.
Salt and Pepper According to Taste

Instructions:

  • To begin, take a small bowl and put onion flakes, tuna and mayonnaise in it.
  • Then, stir it and taste.
  • To end, add seasonings and there you go.

4. Keto Cod Recipe: Skillet Buttered Cod

This buttery and herby keto cod recipe is absolutely enough to make you om-nom-nom-nom. Even your kids wouldn’t be able to resist this one!

Servings Preparation Cooking Time Overall time
4 5 minutes 5 minutes 10 minutes

Nutrition Facts:

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
294 18g 0g 30g

Ingredients:

Ingredients Quantity/Amount
Cod Fillets 1 – 1/2 lbs.
Unsalted Butter (sliced) 6 tbsp.
Ground Paprika 3/4 tsp.
Garlic Powder 1/4 tsp.
Salt 1/2 tsp.
Ground Pepper 1/4 tsp.
Lemon Slices 3 or 4
Fresh Lemon Juice For Taste
Cilantro or Parsley For Seasoning

Instructions:

  • To start, take a small bowl and put all the ingredients in it. Mix them well.
  • Next, cut the fillets in smaller pieces as per your desire. Season every side of the fish well.
  • Then take a large skillet and put 2 tbsp of butter in it. Melt in on moderate to high heat.
  • Afterward, place cod inside the skillet and allow cooking for 2 minutes.
  • Turning the heat to medium, flip the sides of cod and add the rest of the butter. Then cook it for an additional 3 to 4 minutes.
    Note: Overcooking of cod will lead to squishiness.
  • To end, add lemon juice and herbs as per your desire. Serve and enjoy.

5. Salmon Balls Recipe: Salmon Meatballs with Limey-Avocado Dip

No, I am not going to skip the appetizer. How can I? I am food muncher too, so it is important to curb the craving in small chunks. The low-carb salmon balls with finger-licking dip make it a great keto appetizer.

Servings Preparation Cooking Time Overall time
4 5 minutes 15 minutes 20 minutes

Nutrition Facts:

One serving size is three salmon meatballs plus two tablespoons dip.

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
522 39.1g 8g 39.1g

Ingredients:

For Meatballs:

Ingredients Quantity/Amount
Canned and Drained Salmon 500g
Dill (Chopped) 1 tbsp.
Eggs 2
Small Onion (Diced) 1
Parsley 2 tbsp.
Turmeric 1/2 tsp.
Paprika 1 tsp.
Almond Flour 50g
OR Coconut Flour 2 tbsp.
Cumin 1/2 tsp.
Lemon Juice 1 tbsp.
Ghee 2 tbsp.
Garlic Clove (Crushed) 1
Salt and Pepper For Taste

For the dip:

Ingredients Quantity/Amount
Small Avocado 1
Mayonnaise 1/4 Cup
Lime Juice 1 tbsp.
Garlic Clove (Crushed) 1
Cilantro or Parsley 1 tbsp.
Salt and Pepper For Taste

Instructions:

  • In a large mixing bowl, put all the meatball ingredients with the exception of ghee. Mix well and make 12 meatballs.
  • Then, take a frying pan and heat the oil over medium heat. Afterward, fry each side of meatballs for about 2 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, to make the dip, put all the ingredients in a blender/food processor. Blend them until smooth.
  • Finally, serve fried meatballs with the dip and enjoy.

Low Carb Seafood Recipes:

1. Keto Seafood Chowder Recipe: Rich Seafood Chowder

Have a scrumptious and yummy dinner or lunch with this seafood chowder recipe.

Servings Preparation Cooking Time Overall time
4 15 minutes 15 minutes 30 minutes

Nutrition Facts:

The following facts are according to 9.75 oz. per serving.

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
408 24g 4g 13g

Ingredients:

Ingredients Quantity/Amount
Unsalted Butter 1 tbsp.
One Stalk of Cauliflower (Diced) 4 oz.
Medium Onion (Diced) 4 oz.
One rib Celery (Diced) 1 oz.
Old Bay Seasoning 4 tsp.
Clam Juice 8 oz.
Flakes of Red Pepper (Crushed) For Taste
Heavy Cream 1-1/2 Cup
Cooked Crab Meat 8 oz.
Fresh Chives (Chopped) 2 tbsp.
Garlic Clove (Crushed) 1
Dried Thyme 1/4 tsp.
Unsweetened Almond Milk 1/2 Cup
White Vinegar 2 tbsp.
Salt For Taste

Instructions:

  • To begin, take a large saucepan and melt butter in it over medium heat.
  • Subsequently, put onion, celery, and cauliflower in it. Add salt. Then, cook it by occasionally stirring until the veggies are tender.
  • Next, add dried thyme, red pepper flakes, Old Bay Seasoning, and garlic in it. Cook for an additional 1 minute with constant stirring.
  • Then, pour vinegar in the saucepan and stir. Allow cooking until evaporation of all the vinegar and stir it infrequently.
  • Afterward, pour almond milk, cream and clam juice in this mixture. Simmer it over moderate heat. Then turn down the heat to low flame. Again, allow simmering until the mixture thickens.
  • Lastly, add crab meat in this syrupy mixture and allow simmering for an additional 2 to 3 minutes. Dish it out and add chives.

2. Keto Fried Shrimp Recipe: Almond flour fried Shrimp:

What about dinner? Can it be equally finger-licking good? Have a delicious dinner or lunch with this seafood chowder recipe.

Servings Preparation Cooking Time Overall time
2 10 minutes 6 minutes 16 minutes

Nutrition Facts:

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
806 70g 6g 65g

Ingredients:

Ingredients Quantity/Amount
Raw Shrimp 1 lb.
Almond Flour 2 Cups
Olive/Coconut Oil 1/2 Cup
Egg 1
Garlic Salt 1 tsp.

Instructions:

  • In the beginning, put deshelled, washed and uncooked shrimp in a large bowl. Keep it aside.
  • Then, take another medium-sized bowl and put almond flour and garlic salt in it. Blend it well.
  • In another small bowl, scramble the egg nicely.
  • Next, coat the shrimps with the egg. Then, toss them in the almond flour. Completely cover them with the flour after dipping in the egg.
  • Afterward, take a large skillet and add oil in it for heating over moderate heat.
  • Subsequent to heating, place coated shrimps in the oil.
  • Cook each side of a shrimp for 2 minutes.
  • In the end, dish them out on a paper-toweled plate for draining extra oil.

3. Steamed Clams with Garlic & Lemon

Servings Preparation Cooking Time Overall time
2 25 minutes 5 minutes 30 minutes

Nutrition Facts:

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
135 12g 6g 10g

Ingredients:

Ingredients Quantity/Amount
Fresh Clams 2 lbs.
Chicken Stock 1 Cup
Small Onion (Diced) 1
Ghee or Grass Fed Butter 2 tbsp.
Garlic Cloves (Minced) 3
Red Pepper Flakes (Crushed) 1/2 tsp.
Fresh Parsley 2 tbsp.
Lemon Juice 1/4 Cup
Dried Thyme 1/2 tsp.
Sea Salt For Taste

Instructions:

  • Prior to cooking, soak clams in salted and cold water for 20 minutes.
  • Then, put the onion clams, butter, sea salt, lemon juice, thyme, red pepper flakes, one tablespoon of the parsley, garlic and chicken stock in a pot.
  • Boil it over moderate to high heat. Then cook it, and allow the clams to open. Further, cook for around 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Lastly, pour the broth and clams into a big bowl. Squeeze a lemon on it and sprinkle parsley on it.

4. Easy Keto Shrimp Scampi

Servings Preparation Cooking Time Overall time
6 20 minutes 10 minutes 30 minutes

Nutrition Facts:

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
276 11g 6g 31g

Ingredients:

Ingredients Quantity/Amount
Butter 2 tbsp.
Lemon Juice 2 tbsp.
Red Pepper Flakes (Crushed) 1/4 tsp.
Olive Oil 2 tbsp.
Lemon Zest 1 tsp.
Cooked Spaghetti Squash 3 Cups
Garlic (Minced) 1 tbsp.
Fresh Parsley 1/3 Cup
Pepper and Salt For Taste

Instructions:

  • Initially, take a large saucepan and heat oil and butter in it.
  • Next, put garlic in it and allow cooking for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Then, add red pepper, black pepper, salt and allow cooking for 2 minutes. Put the shrimp in it and allow cooking for an additional 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Turn the heat off and stir in the lemon zest, lemon juice, and parsley.
  • Finally, serve hot with topping the cooked spaghetti squash over.

5. Easy Keto Seafood Salad:

Nutrition Facts:

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
129 9.4g 5.9g 4.3g

Ingredients:

Ingredients Quantity/Amount
One Package of Imitation Crab Meat 8 oz.
Tesse Mae’s Ranch Dressing 1-1/2 tbsp.
Lime Juice 2 Drops
Dil Weed 1-1/2 tsp.
Avocado Oil Mayo 1/4 Cup

Instructions:

  • Put together all the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Cover it with a cling sheet and refrigerate for about 2 to 3 hours.

Note: keep it in an air-tight jar for 2 to 3 days.

Wrapping it Up

Which one made your mouth water? I adore the appetizers and skillet buttered cod as they were the first ones I tried. Then, I came across these superbly delicious recipes to supplement my keto-diet. If you are still missing that junk food, try these out; you’d forget about all the unhealthy food. Stay slim yet enjoy the best tastes in the world too!
Let me know which one did you try? Did you find it tasty?

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