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17 Easy Whole30 Shrimp Recipes for Dinner

These Whole30 shrimp recipes make following the diet even easier.

From veggie skillets to simple fajitas, there’s no lack of diversity here.

Homemade Bang Bang Shrimp with Green Onions
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Shrimp is one of my favorite Whole30-friendly proteins. It’s full of nutrients, and it’s delicious in so many recipes!

If you’re not familiar with Whole30, it’s a detox diet to reset your body.

Rather than focusing on weight loss, Whole30 helps to resolve underlying issues related to your diet. 

Cut out the carbs and processed foods and say hello to a healthier eating lifestyle.

And shrimp is an excellent choice for someone on a Whole30 diet!

It’s time to reset your body and mindset with food with 17 of my favorite Whole30 shrimp recipes.

1. Tuscan Garlic Shrimp

The best part about eating clean is how quickly you can make a delicious dinner! Cue this flavorful Tuscan shrimp recipe.

The flavorful garlic and sun-dried tomato sauce is thickened with tapioca starch.

Don’t forget the coconut milk for the divine creamy texture.

Between the shrimp, spinach, and tomatoes, this is a whole meal in a skillet.

Though you could serve it with steamed veggies for a more robust meal.

2. Whole30 Bang Bang Shrimp

Don’t worry, you don’t have to miss your favorite takeout flavors on Whole30!

With just a few ingredients and 20 minutes, you can bite into spicy bang bang shrimp.

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If you can resist the crispy fried shrimp coated in a spicy cream sauce, you’re stronger than me.

These are totally Whole30-friendly and so easy to make. 

Dip the shrimp in eggs first, then toss them in a tapioca and arrowroot flour mixture.

Fry them in coconut or avocado oil until crispy and golden.

Don’t forget to toss the shrimp in the savory and spicy sauce! That’s where the second “bang” comes in.

3. One-Pan Creamy Garlic Shrimp

Who knew clean eating would taste so good? Seriously, this shrimp is a go-to of mine, dieting aside!

Sauteed onions, sun-dried tomatoes, and garlic make the sauce aromatic and flavorful.

The coconut milk and nutritional yeast add a complex and savory flavor, too.

Serve this creamy fusion Thai and Italian shrimp with broccoli or cauliflower rice. Trust me, you won’t regret making this one!

4. Vietnamese Easy Garlic Shrimp

When the diet foods seem to be bland, reach for this recipe. The spicy chile garlic sauce is to die for on its own!

First, marinate the shrimp in garlic and fish sauce before cooking.

Sautee the scallions, chiles, garlic, cilantro, and oyster sauce to make the sauce. 

All that’s left is to toss in the shrimp and smell the magic happen! 

This shrimp is perfect with zucchini noodles, or cauliflower rice. That is if it makes it out of the pan before it’s gone!

5. Kung Pao Shrimp

Kung pao shrimp is the perfect dinner to kick the cravings away. It’s an easy, aromatic, and filling dinner that all will love.

Sichuan peppercorns, dried chiles, and garlic is a heavenly trio of flavors.

There are several Asian additions in this recipe, all help to build up the Kung Pao sauce.

Stir in some toasted cashews or pine nuts for texture and crunch.

Serve this with steamed veggies or cauliflower rice.

6.  Cajun Shrimp Caesar Salad

It’s no surprise that salads are more than acceptable on the Whole30 diet.

Caesar salad is no exception, as long as you leave out the Parmesan cheese!

Start by making a savory homemade Caesar salad dressing. Cook the Cajun shrimp and toss it with salad and enjoy.

For extra nutrition and flavor, I enjoy this salad with spring mix and cherry tomatoes.

This recipe is perfect for lunch or dinner, or even as a Whole30 snack.

7. Grilled Cilantro Lime Shrimp with Avocado Lime Dipping Sauce

Part of Whole30 is navigating the mindset of eating.

Serve up these shrimp for a tasty and healthy appetizer, and ditch the chips!

Grill up the marinated shrimp for a few minutes, flipping once for even charring.

Serve this with a creamy avocado and lime sauce and enjoy!

The cilantro and lime flavors in this shrimp are perfect for a festive dinner, too.

Pair them with cauliflower rice for an easy shrimp bowl. 

8. Old Bay Shrimp and Sausage Sheet Pan Dinner

Let’s face it, part of the dieting that turns us off is the extensive preparation.

Thankfully, sheet pan dinners are the perfect meals in a pinch!

This hearty dinner is the perfect family meal, all on one sheet.

Shrimp, chicken sausage, asparagus, and shallots bake together so beautifully.

Season your protein and veggies with Old Bay and lemon for optimal flavor. You won’t ever miss the carbs!

9. Shrimp With Cherry Tomatoes And Asparagus

To help you stay on track with your clean eating, try meal prepping!

Something like this easy shrimp recipe is perfect for lunches on the go.

Toss these three simple ingredients with olive oil and light seasoning.

Arrange shrimp, asparagus, and cherry tomatoes on a sheet pan. 

After baking, divide the sheet pan into four containers for lunch prep. A healthy lunch was never so easy!

10. Shrimp Cakes

Shrimp cakes are one of my go-to appetizers for getting togethers with friends or family.

This recipe is so easy to make as a tasty Whole30-friendly snack.

Pork rinds replace bread crumbs, and you’ll never miss the extra carbs.

Season the chopped shrimp with hot sauce, Dijon mustard, and spices. 

Pan-fry the shrimp cakes until golden and crispy on the outside.

Serve up the succulent snack with your choice of sauce.

11. Paleo Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles

Zoodles are one of my favorite ways to enjoy the zucchini season. Pair them with a buttery shrimp scampi and I’m in heaven. 

Using ghee for the scampi makes the traditionally buttery shrimp totally Whole30 compliant.

Combine that with garlic, lemon, and parsley for a healthy twist on a classic dish.

Be sure to sweat and saute the zucchini noodles before tossing them with scampi. 

12. Shrimp And Veggies Meal Prep Bowls

Make clean eating so much easier with this make-ahead meal.

It’s loaded with veggies, protein, and flavor for a delicious dinner in a pinch.

Any veggie is welcome in this recipe: asparagus, mushrooms, and tomatoes anyone?

It’s already loaded with zucchini, red onion, bell pepper, and, of course, shrimp!

Toss all of the seasoned ingredients in a skillet and pan-fry them until the shrimp is cooked through.

Divide everything into meal prep containers, and your lunches are ready to go! 

13. Garlic Shrimp Asparagus Skillet

One-pan meals are totally my jam. Who can complain about easy preparation, easy cleanup, and a delicious meal?

Right on cue, this garlicky shrimp and asparagus skillet is here to save your dinner!

One of the best parts is that it’s ready in under 30 minutes.

You’ll love the combination of mushrooms, asparagus, and shrimp in one skillet. Enjoy it as is or with mashed cauliflower.

14. Healthy Shrimp And Grits Recipe

I know what you’re thinking, but trust me when I say these grits are Whole30-compliant!

Rather than corn grits, this recipe is made with cauliflower.

Make the creamy grits with ghee, cauliflower, and garlic in a food processor. Top them with pan-seared Cajun shrimp and dig in!

If you want extra veggies, add some kale or collard greens to your bowl.

15. Quick & Easy One Pan Blackened Shrimp

I won’t lie, I do miss tacos when I’m eating clean. But in place of tortillas, I can dig into a delicious shrimp bowl instead. 

Blackened shrimp is super easy to make and full of flavor.

Pull out a few seasoning staples, and cook in a pan with avocado oil. 

Serve the shrimp with roasted peppers, cilantro, avocado, and some cauliflower rice.

16. Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajita Bowl

Who can resist the classic flavors of shrimp fajitas?

They get even better when they’re made in a hearty bowl you can make on a single sheet pan.

Season the shrimp and bell peppers before baking. Toss cauliflower rice with avocado oil and add it to the sheet pan, too!

Bake until the peppers are tender and shrimp are cooked through.

Then, assemble the bowls with rice, peppers, shrimp, and avocado.

17. Zucchini Noodles with Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Whole30 is all about keeping it simple and clean. It doesn’t get any better than lemon garlic shrimp and zucchini noodles!

Citrus and garlic are an age-old combination perfect for your favorite crustacean.

Cook the shrimp in garlic, and zucchini noodles with lemon and parsley.

Toss the two together in a skillet, and enjoy a simple and delicious dinner! 

17 Easy Whole30 Shrimp Recipes for Dinner

Try these Whole30 shrimp recipes for easy, healthy dinners. From garlic shrimp to Cajun to shrimp cakes, each recipe is worth a try!


  • Tuscan Garlic Shrimp

  • Whole30 Bang Bang Shrimp

  • One Pan Creamy Garlic Shrimp

  • Vietnamese Easy Garlic Shrimp

  • Kung Pao Shrimp

  • Cajun Shrimp Caesar Salad

  • Grilled Cilantro Lime Shrimp with Avocado Lime Dipping Sauce

  • Old Bay Shrimp and Sausage Sheet Pan Dinner

  • Shrimp With Cherry Tomatoes And Asparagus

  • Shrimp Cakes

  • Paleo Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles

  • Shrimp And Veggies Meal Prep Bowls

  • Garlic Shrimp Asparagus Skillet

  • Healthy Shrimp And Grits Recipe

  • Quick & Easy One Pan Blackened Shrimp

  • Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajita Bowl

  • Zucchini Noodles with Lemon Garlic Shrimp


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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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