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Keto Instant Pot Thai Shrimp Soup - Paleo & Whole30
Keto Instant Pot Thai Shrimp Soup
Prep Time
6 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
release time
5 mins
Total Time
18 mins

Keto Instant Pot Thai Shrimp Soup is a delicious, creamy, low carb, paleo, and whole30 soup with Thai flavors of lemongrass, lime, ginger, red curry and coconut milk.

Course: instant pot, keto, paleo, Soup, whole30
Cuisine: instant pot, soup, Thai
Keyword: keto instant pot thai shrimp soup
Servings: 6
Calories: 200 kcal
Author: Stacey
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter or ghee divided in half
  • ½ lb 225g medium uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • ½ yellow onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • tsp red curry paste
  • 1 tbsp coconut aminos paleo whole30 or can use  1 tbsp tamari sauce for low carb
  • 1 stalk lemongrass  bruised and finely chopped
  • 1 cup sliced fresh white mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger root
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 13.66-ounce can unsweetened, full-fat coconut milk
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  1. Press the Sauté button once. Once the inner pot becomes hot, add 1 tbsp butter. Once butter is melted, add the shrimp and stir until shrimp turns pink and begins to curl. Immediately transfer shrimp to a medium bowl. Set aside.
  2. Add remaining 1 tbsp butter to the inner pot. Once butter is melted, add onions and garlic and sauté until garlic is fragrant and onions become translucent. Press Cancel to turn off the heat.
  3. Add chicken broth, lime juice, fish sauce, red curry paste, coconut aminos or tamari sauce, lemongrass, mushrooms, grated ginger root, sea salt, and black pepper. Stir to combine.
  4. Cover, lock the lid and flip the steam release handle to the Sealing position. Select Pressure Cook on High, and set the cooking time for 5 minutes. When the cook time is complete, allow the pressure to release Naturally for 5 minutes (Don’t touch the pot for 5 minutes), and then carefully quick release the remaining pressure by flipping the steam release handle to “Venting”. Press Cancel to turn off the heat.
  5. Remove the lid. Add shrimp and coconut milk to the pot, and stir.
  6. Press the Sauté button twice (“more or high” setting will light up), and let the soup come to a boil. Once boiling Press Cancel to turn off the heat. Let soup rest for 2 minutes in the pot.
  7. Ladle the soup into bowls, sprinkle cilantro over the top to garnish and serve.
Recipe Notes

*all nutritional data are estimates based on the products I used*

Yield: 6 servings, Serving Size: 1 cup, Net Carbs per Serving: 4g, Amounts per serving-

Nutrition Facts
Keto Instant Pot Thai Shrimp Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 3g
Protein 13g 26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.