Keto Garlic Butter Shrimp with Asparagus


Keto Garlic Butter Shrimp with Asparagus

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 ½ pounds medium raw shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 bunch asparagus rinsed and trimmed
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • Salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup vegetable stock
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha or any hot sauce you like
  • Crushed chili pepper flakes optional
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • Fresh chopped parsley or cilantro for garnish


  • Place a large non-stick skillet with 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Add the asparagus and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Sauté the asparagus until crisp-tender, 4-6 minutes. Remove sautéed asparagus from the pan and set aside.
  • In the same pan, add remaining 2 tablespoons butter and add shrimp. Season with salt and pepper, fry shrimp 1-2 minutes on one side.
  • Add the minced garlic, Italian seasoning, and onion powder to the shrimp. Stir to combine and flip the shrimp to cook on the opposite side for 1 minute.
  • Add 1/4 cup vegetable stock and Sriracha. Allow the sauce to reduce for 1 minute, making sure not to overcook the shrimp.
  • Push the shrimp on the side and add asparagus back to the pan. Stir asparagus to coat them into the sauce and squeeze half of a lemon over the top of the shrimp and asparagus. Allow reheating for 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove shrimp and asparagus from heat, garnish with parsley, lemon slices, and red crushed chili pepper if you like.

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