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Keto Garlic Butter Shrimp with Asparagus

Keto Garlic Butter Shrimp with Asparagus

This Keto Garlic Butter Shrimp served with a side of sautéed asparagus, makes a fabulous appetizer, light lunch, or low carb dinner, you choose is ready in less than 20 minutes and has just 5 simple ingredients!!!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4
Calories 302 kcal


  • 1 lb shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 8 ounces asparagus tips
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • Red pepper flakes for garnish optional
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat the butter and the olive oil in a 10.5″ or larger cast iron skillet over medium high heat. Once hot add in the garlic and asparagus, cook about 3 minutes.
  • Move the asparagus to the side and add in the shrimp, cook 1-2 minutes per side until cooked through.
  • Add the lemon juice to the skillet and cook another minute or so until most has evaporated.
  • Season to taste and serve
Keyword easy recipe, keto recipe, seafood