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Chili Lime Shrimp Wraps Recipe

Spice up your meal routine with these zesty Chili Lime Shrimp Wraps, perfect for a light lunch or a satisfying dinner. This dish combines the tangy zest of lime with the smoky heat of paprika and cumin, creating a mouth-watering flavor profile. Wrapped in crisp lettuce leaves and garnished with fresh avocado and chili slices, these wraps are not only delicious but also keto-friendly. Fun fact: Shrimp is a great source of lean protein and contains essential nutrients like selenium and vitamin B12.

Chili Lime Shrimp Wraps

Chili Lime Shrimp Wraps

These wraps are a refreshing and spicy way to enjoy a low-carb meal.


  • 1.5 lb raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil, or extra-virgin olive oil, divided in half
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 fresh limes
  • A handful of fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 8-10 romaine or butter lettuce leaves, rinsed and pat dried
  • 1 large avocado, diced
  • 1 red chili, thinly sliced


  1. In a bowl, combine the shrimp, ground cumin, smoked paprika, minced garlic, and half of the avocado oil. Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  2. Squeeze the juice of one lime over the shrimp mixture and toss to coat evenly.
  3. Heat the remaining avocado oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, until the shrimp is pink and opaque.
  5. Remove the shrimp from the heat and squeeze the juice of the second lime over the top.
  6. Sprinkle the chopped cilantro over the shrimp and toss gently to combine.
  7. To assemble the wraps, place a few shrimp onto each lettuce leaf.
  8. Top with diced avocado and thinly sliced red chili.
  9. Serve immediately and enjoy your fresh and flavorful shrimp wraps!

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

  • Shrimp: 0g carbs
  • Ground cumin: 1g carbs per teaspoon (2g total)
  • Smoked paprika: 1g carbs per teaspoon
  • Fresh garlic: 1g carbs per clove (2g total)
  • Avocado oil: 0g carbs
  • Sea salt and black pepper: 0g carbs
  • Limes: 7g carbs per lime (14g total)
  • Fresh cilantro: 0g carbs
  • Romaine or butter lettuce: 1g carbs per leaf (8-10g total)
  • Large avocado: 12g carbs
  • Red chili: 1g carbs

Total Carbs per Serving: Approximately 10g


These Chili Lime Shrimp Wraps are a burst of fresh flavors, perfect for any time of the day. The combination of spicy, tangy, and creamy elements makes this dish irresistible. Easy to prepare and delightful to eat, these wraps are sure to become a favorite in your keto meal rotation. Enjoy the vibrant tastes and nourishing benefits of this low-carb masterpiece!

Credit to gogas2 on Reddit

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