15 High-Protein Low-Carb Dinner Recipes

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Effortlessly slim down with these high-protein, low-carb dinner recipes. These meals are packed with filling meats, veggies, and healthy fats, making them great options for anyone on a low-carb diet. You’ll find a variety of creamy, flavorful sauces made with clean ingredients. Many of these recipes are keto- and Paleo-friendly, and can easily be adapted to fit many other diets. Go ahead and indulge; these recipes are guilt-free!

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1. Stir-Fry Sesame Chicken

Stir-Fry Sesame Chicken

Filled with vibrant colors and flavors, this stir-fry packs nutrients from fresh bell peppers, green beans, and scallions. The chicken is slathered in thick teriyaki sauce and packs 27 grams of protein per serving!

2. Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Ragout

Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Ragout

This creamy French stew is made with chicken and mushrooms cooked in a mix of shallots, white onions, and rich spices. Each serving has a measly 2 grams of carbohydrates, but a filling 19 grams of protein.

3. Chicken Breast with Mushroom Cream Sauce

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If you’re a fan of the chicken-mushroom combination, this is another great recipe. Each serving has an impressive 35 grams of protein and nearly zero carbs! Sautéed chicken breast is served with mushrooms, onion, and garlic in a creamy sauce.

4. Butterflied Lemon Roast Chicken

Butterflied Lemon Chicken Roast

This chicken recipe is all about the protein. With almost zero carbs, it’s a great dinner for anyone on a low-carb diet. The chicken is oven-roasted with citrusy lemon wedges, garlic, rosemary, and paprika. The resulting flavor is phenomenal!

5. Grilled Pork Chops with Asparagus and Pesto

Grilled Pork Chops with Asparagus and Pesto

If you’d prefer something other than chicken, check out these grilled pesto pork chops. The low-carb dinner is loaded with keto-friendly fats and proteins.

6. Grilled Turkey Burgers with Cucumber Salad

Grilled Turkey Burgers with Cucumber Salad

Skip the high-carb bun and pair your turkey burger with a light yet flavorful salad. The refreshing cucumber is the perfect contrast to the juicy grilled turkey.

7. Clean Eating Taco Salad

Clean Eating Taco Salad

You’ve never had a salad like this! Packed with lean turkey, fresh tomatoes, thick guacamole, light salsa, and decadent cheese, this clean eating taco salad is a filling dinner that will leave you thoroughly satisfied.

8. Zucchini Noodle Carbonara

Zucchini Noodle Carbonara

If you miss pasta in your low-carb diet, this recipe might just be a life saver. Zoodles, or zucchini noodles, are a low-calorie, nutrient-rich alternative to spaghetti and fettuccine. This recipe combines noodles with ham and a creamy parmesan sauce.

9. Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce-Wrapped Turkey Tacos

Skip the carb-loaded tortilla and try these skinny lettuce wraps. The stuffing is made with lean ground turkey cooked in rich spices and topped with cherry tomatoes, avocado, and fresh salsa.

10. Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon Stew

Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon Stew

This beef bourguignon made in the slow cooker is an irresistible addition to your menu. Tender lean beef is stewed with olive oil, rosemary, thyme, pinot noir, and a colorful mix of veggies.

11. Grilled Salmon Kebobs

Grilled Salmon Kabobs

These thick and juicy pieces of salmon are packed with healthy fats and protein. One serving contains 24 grams of pure protein, and only 2 grams of carbs.

12. Shrimp Skewers with Garlic-Lime Marinade

Garlic Lime Shrimp Skewers

These skinny shrimp skewers are an ideal low-calorie, low-carb dinner. They’re packed with flavor from the tangy garlic-lime marinade, and grilled to juicy perfection.

13. One-Pot Coconut Curry Shrimp

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This no-hassle keto-friendly dinner recipe features shrimp in a zesty coconut milk sauce served with onions and garlic. Only 13 grams of carbs and under 300 calories per serving!

14. Savory Lemon White Fish Fillets

Savory Lemon White Fish Fillets

These fish fillets are a great way to break away from your typical dinner routine. White fish is cooked in olive oil and lemon, then seasoned to taste. You can easily pair this dish with a simple salad or steamed veggies.

15. Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken

With 19 grams of protein and only 13 carbs, you can’t go wrong with the deliciously healthy chicken recipe.

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