Refreshing Keto Lemon Dill Shrimp Salad: The Ultimate Light and Tangy Summer Recipe

Keto Lemon Dill Shrimp Salad: A Refreshing Twist on Your Keto Diet

When it comes to the keto diet, variety is the spice of life—and your meal plan. Introducing the Keto Lemon Dill Shrimp Salad, a dish that’s as vibrant and flavorful as it is nutritionally balanced for your low-carb lifestyle. This salad is a symphony of zesty lemon and aromatic dill, harmonizing with the succulent texture of shrimp. It’s a culinary composition that promises to invigorate your taste buds while keeping your carbs in check.

Perfect for a light lunch or a sophisticated starter, this keto-friendly recipe is designed to satisfy your cravings without compromising your dietary goals. With a preparation time that’s as swift as it is simple, you can enjoy a gourmet experience in the comfort of your own kitchen. So, let’s embark on a culinary journey that will lead you to a delightful dish that’s as good for your body as it is for your soul.

Keto Lemon Dill Shrimp Salad

The Story Behind This Zesty Keto Creation

My journey to crafting the perfect Keto Lemon Dill Shrimp Salad began with a desire to fuse classic flavors in a way that would complement a ketogenic diet. The inspiration for this dish is rooted in the coastal cuisines that celebrate seafood, while also keeping an eye on health and simplicity.

Preparing Keto Lemon Dill Shrimp Salad

Mastering the Method: Crafting Your Keto Lemon Dill Shrimp Salad

Creating this salad is about more than just mixing ingredients—it’s an art of balancing flavors and textures. Here’s how to elevate your culinary skills and ensure each bite of your Keto Lemon Dill Shrimp Salad is bursting with freshness and flavor.

Keto Lemon Dill Shrimp Salad Served

Keto Lemon Dill Shrimp Salad

Dive into the refreshing flavors of this Keto Lemon Dill Shrimp Salad. It's a perfect blend of zesty lemon and aromatic dill paired with succulent shrimp, making for a light yet satisfying meal that fits right into your keto lifestyle.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 250 kcal


  • Skillet
  • Mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Cutting board
  • Knife


  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise preferably avocado oil-based
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • ½ medium cucumber, diced
  • ¼ cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 optional avocado, sliced for garnish


  • Preheat a skillet over medium-high heat and add the olive oil.
  • Season the shrimp with salt and pepper, then add to the skillet. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until the shrimp turn pink and are cooked through. Remove from heat and let them cool.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Whisk together until smooth to create the dressing.
  • Add the chopped dill, diced cucumber, and red onion to the dressing. Stir to combine.
  • Chop the cooked shrimp into bite-sized pieces if desired, and add them to the dressing mixture. Toss well to ensure the shrimp are evenly coated.
  • Arrange the mixed salad greens on plates or in a serving bowl.
  • Spoon the shrimp mixture over the greens.
  • If using, garnish with avocado slices.
  • Serve immediately or chill in the refrigerator until serving.


For a dairy-free version, you can substitute the sour cream with coconut cream.
Adjust the amount of lemon juice and zest based on your preference for tartness.
This salad is best served fresh but can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.


Calories: 250kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 17gFat: 18gFiber: 2g
Keyword Keto
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