Grilled Blackened Shrimp (Paleo, Whole30, Keto)

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Tender and smoky, these easy grilled blackened shrimp are a summertime staple and are good on their own, over a salad, or as an easy appetizer! Stick with Paleo and Whole30 spice blends since most commercial blackened spice blends contain refined sugars. Pair these with an easy mango lime sauce and you have a match made in heaven!
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Blackened Grilled Shrimp
Serves 4-6
 
2lbs. Medium to Large Shrimp
2 Tbsp EVOO or Unrefined Avocado Oil
1/2-1 tsp Cayenne Pepper
 
How to Make Blackened Grilled Shrimp
 
1. Soak the skewers in cool water at least an hour before grilling.
 
2. Preheat the grill to 425 degrees.
 
3. Peel and devein the shrimp, leaving the tails on if you like, and transfer to a large bowl.
 
4. In a small bowl, add the Paleo Powder Pink, cayenne and chipotle powders and mix well.
 
5. Drizzle over the EVOO or avocado oil over the shrimp and add the seasoning.
 
6. Toss or mix to evenly coat the shrimp.
 
7. Skewer the shrimp and sprinkle with more seasoning if desired.
 
8. Grill the shrimp for 1-3 minutes per side depending on the size of the shrimp, but don’t over cook or they will be rubbery.
 
9. Remove and enjoy!
Summer Keto Grilled Blackened Shrimp Recipe

Grilled Blackened Shrimp

Amy Lippert
Tender and smoky, these easy grilled blackened shrimp are a summertime staple and are good on their own, over a salad, or as an easy appetizer!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Soaking Time 1 hour
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 172 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Soak the skewers in cool water at least an hour before grilling.
  • Preheat the grill to 425 degrees.
  • Peel and devein the shrimp, leaving the tails on if you like, and transfer to a large bowl.
  • In a small bowl, add the Paleo Powder Pink, cayenne and chipotle powders and mix well.
  • Drizzle over the EVOO or avocado oil over the shrimp and add the seasoning.
  • Toss or mix to evenly coat the shrimp.
  • Skewer the shrimp and sprinkle with more seasoning if desired.
  • Grill the shrimp for 1-3 minutes per side depending on the size of the shrimp, but don't over cook or they will be rubbery.

Nutrition

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Nutrition Facts
Grilled Blackened Shrimp
Amount per Serving
Calories
172
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
6
g
9
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Cholesterol
 
243
mg
81
%
Sodium
 
396
mg
17
%
Carbohydrates
 
1
g
0
%
Protein
 
30
g
60
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Keto Dinner, Paleo Dinner, Summer Dinners, Whole 30 Dinner
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FAQs

Q: What if I don’t have time to soak the skewers, will they still be okay to use?
A: Yes they will be fine, but the skewers are more likely to burn when they are not soaked beforehand.
 
Q: Can I use a regular blackened seasoning I buy from my grocery’s bulk section?
A: Yes, but check the ingredients and make sure it is not full or refined salt or sugar.

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