Keto Shrimp Fried Rice


In just a matter of minutes, you can be enjoying this wonderful low carb fried rice with shrimp!

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Classic keto shrimp fried rice made low carb using cauliflower rice is a tasty, easy keto dinner recipe you can throw together in 10 minutes!

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What do you cook when you want to put a healthy, home cooked keto dinner recipe on the table and you only have 10 minutes? Try keto shrimp fried rice! This is a one pot wonder recipe where everything is added to one skillet and sauté quickly for a quick dinner you can make to accommodate your busy life.

This recipe uses a couple of shortcuts to keep it simple to prepare.

I’ll have those listed down below for you. We use jumbo shrimp and lots of vegetables for flavor, as well as, cauliflower rice to keep this dish low carb.

Keto Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe Video

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Keto Shrimp Fried Rice Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 green onions, chopped with whites and greens separated
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced or 1 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger or 2 teaspoons ginger paste
  • 2 oz sliced mushrooms
  • 16 oz cauliflower rice
  • 2 cups frozen asparagus stir fry or other frozen vegetable stir fry
  • 1/4 cup liquid aminos or soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon monk fruit sweetener, optional
  • 2 egg

Keto Shrimp Fried Rice Directions

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Simplify it by getting frozen shrimp

If you want to make this low carb shrimp fried rice in record time, you should use peeled and deveined shrimp.

I get mine at the freezer section of the meat department. The ones I used in this dish are jumbo shrimp and they come already peeled and deveined. Simply thaw the shrimp in the refrigerator the morning of and you are set to cook up the shrimp when you make dinner.

The Vegetables in Cauliflower Fried Rice

To make this keto shrimp fried rice recipe really simple I like to use frozen vegetables

I reach for a medley of stir-fry vegetables that have asparagus, mushrooms, onions, green beans and zucchini. Try to stay away from frozen vegetables that have lots of carrots, peas or water chestnuts as these are higher in carbs.

Feel free to add additional veggies like fresh mushrooms, green onions or maybe even spinach for color and flavor.

asparagus stir fry mix poured into a skillet

Cauliflower Rice

To keep this dish low carb, we use riced cauliflower instead of white rice.

One cup of cauliflower rice has 1.8 grams net carbs! Once you mix in all of the delicious sauces, seasonings and vegetables you won’t even miss the white rice.

Cauliflower rice is foundational to many keto recipes I love including:

One Pot Recipe

Despite using shortcut ingredients, this keto fried rice recipe is easy to prepare in 10 minute because it is a one pot meal. That means everything is thrown into one skillet and cooked until done. You don’t need to dirty more dishes with this keto shrimp fried rice recipe.

Nutritional information & Macros

Nutrition Information

Keto Shrimp Fried Rice

Servings: 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 272
Fat 12.5g
Protein 26.9g
Total Carbs 11.1g
Net Carbs 6.4g

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  1. I would have given a thumbs up but I don’t see where to do that at. So glad I found you. Wonderful recipe can’t wait to try it.

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