Low Carb Shrimp Boil Foil Packets - Slender Kitchen

Low Carb Shrimp Boil Foil Packets

Weight Watchers® SmartPoints™
(9 PointsPlus®)

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I have always been fascinated with Southern style shrimp boils packed but never thought to make them at home since the ingredients can be hard to find and it isn't exactly low carb with all the potatoes and corn. However last week after seeing a proper shrimp boil on a cooking show, I was inspired to try and create my own low carb shrimp boil at home using one of my favorite cooking methods - foil packets on the grill. Using foil packets on the grill allows you to steam whatever is inside while also adding some smoky flavor and char. It's a great way to cook any quick cooking protein with vegetables.

Now let's talk about these flavor packed Shrimp Boil Foil Packets. They are filled to the brim with shrimp, chicken sausage, mushrooms, green beans, turnips, and lots of Cajun seasoning for a flavor bomb. I like to serve them with a touch of butter and lots of lemon juice. I recommend using an andouille sausage if you can find it, but any sausage will work.

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Low Carb Shrimp Boil Foil Packets

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  • 1.33 lbs. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 U lean chicken sausages, sliced (about one pound, I used andouille)
  • 1.33 cups green beans
  • 2 cups mushrooms (I used baby bellas)
  • 1 U sweet onion, sliced thin
  • 1 lb. turnips, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 tsp. Cajun seasoning (or to taste)
  • Salt and pepper

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 
3/4 cup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 374
Calories from Fat 86
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 308mg
Sodium 844mg
Total Carbohydrate 20g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 12g
Protein 49g


  1. Add the turnips to a pot of boiling water. Par cook for 7 minutes until turnips are just beginning to become tender.
  2. Fold up the packets making sure they are completely sealed. Place on the grill and cook for 14-16 minutes until shrimp is cooked and vegetables are tender. You can also bake them in a 425 degree oven for 20-25 minutes.
  3. Carefully open to serve. Top with additional seasoning, salt, or pepper if needed.
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