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Creamy Garlic Shrimp Skillet Recipe

Are you looking for a delicious and low-carb meal that’s perfect for a cozy dinner or a quick lunch? Look no further! This Creamy Garlic Shrimp Skillet is a delectable dish that brings together succulent shrimp, rich cream, and aromatic garlic for an unforgettable culinary experience. Whether you’re preparing a meal for yourself or entertaining guests, this recipe will impress everyone with its flavor and simplicity.


  • 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook until they turn pink, about 2-3 minutes per side. Remove the shrimp and set aside.
  3. In the same skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
  4. Add the minced garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  5. Pour in the heavy cream and bring it to a simmer.
  6. Stir in the Parmesan cheese until the sauce thickens, about 3-5 minutes.
  7. Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet and coat them in the creamy garlic sauce.
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Garnish with chopped parsley before serving.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

Let’s take a closer look at the carb content of this mouthwatering dish:

  • Shrimp: 0g carbs (per 1 lb)
  • Butter: 0g carbs (per 2 tbsp)
  • Garlic: 1g carbs (per clove)
  • Heavy Cream: 1.5g carbs (per cup)
  • Parmesan Cheese: 1g carbs (per 1/4 cup)
  • Fresh Parsley: 0.1g carbs (per tbsp)
  • Olive Oil: 0g carbs (per tbsp)

Total carbs for the recipe: Approximately 5.4g

A Creamy Delight for All Occasions

This Creamy Garlic Shrimp Skillet is not just a treat for the taste buds but also a great way to stick to your keto diet without compromising on flavor. Its rich, creamy texture and the savory garlic shrimp make it an ideal dish for any occasion. Give this recipe a try and add it to your list of keto favorites!

Recipe Credit: gogas2

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