Keto-Friendly Seafood

Keto-Friendly Seafood

January 29, 2021

Unlike most diets, Keto allows you to indulge in many of your favorite meats in moderation. Depending on your dietary preference, seafood can either be the first or last thing you eat. In this article, we will provide you with some great seafood options while on Keto.



Salmon would be considered the holy grail when it comes to dieting. Salmon is a wild fish, which means it’s less likely to be contaminated like farmed fish. Farmed fish are often exposed to sea insects that can lead to long-term health issues. Salmon is rich in Omega-3 and provides the right amount of protein to keep you looking and feeling great while on Keto. A 3.5-ounce serving contains 22-25 grams of protein.


Whether you prefer your salmon grilled, fried, or baked, you can’t go wrong with this option during and after your Keto diet.

Keto Salmon



Snapper is a great Keto fish because it’s high in protein and low in sodium and saturated fats. With a ton of great snapper recipes out there, you can’t go wrong with this fish. During your Keto diet, you can recreate your favorite snapper restaurant dishes. Aside from its excellent flavor, snapper is rich and filled with vitamin B12. This keeps the nerves healthy, promotes bone health, and balances your serotonin levels, which is essential during Keto because you want to ensure that your mood is not all over the place.

Snapper for Keto 


Tuna is considered one of the more popular fish on the list. Although it contains a higher amount of Mercury than the others on our list, it is still essential to your diet. You should limit your Tuna consumption to once or twice a week to be on the safe side. Tuna is filled with omega 3, omega 6, B-Complex vitamins, magnesium, potassium, phosphorous, and much more. Whether you prefer it, fresh or canned Tuna is an excellent protein source during your keto diet.



We couldn’t make a list of keto-friendly seafood options without including some Crustaceans. With an array of options, you can’t go wrong with shellfish. Here are our top three.


Lobsters are a great source of selenium and also contain omega-3 fatty acids. They can help protect against thyroid disease, depression, and anemia.



Shrimp promotes heart and brain health because it contains omega-3 fatty acids. Shrimp is also easy to cook if you’re in a hurry. Sauté some shrimp with vegetables, and you have a fulfilling meal in 15 minutes.


Crabs are high in protein, which is essential for building and maintaining muscle. They also help protect you from heart disease and aid brain development.


Overall, seafood is very keto-friendly because of all of the added health benefits. The low carb factor will serve you well while on Keto. Next time you’re in the grocery store, think about picking up some seafood.

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