9 Keto Fish Recipes

Wondering what fish is best for keto? Find the answers to some common questions about fish and keto, with 9 keto fish recipes to add to your repertoire as well.

Including fish in your keto diet is a great way to give your nutrition a boost, as fish is loaded with essential vitamins and minerals. Whether you need something quick and simple, or want to make a more complex, restaurant-worthy meal, there are plenty of keto-friendly recipes with fish below!

What Fish Is Best For Keto?

In order to stay in ketosis, it’s good to know what fish is low in carbs. Usually, any white fish is ok for a keto diet (tilapia, cod, grouper, haddock, etc.), as well as salmon, trout, and tuna.

When it comes to seafood, shellfish tends to be higher in carbs – oysters, clams, mussels, and scallops. Keto fish types.

Is Canned Tuna OK On The Keto Diet?

Yes. Canned tuna is a keto fish type that is very popular and for a good reason. It’s affordable, has a long shelf life, is protein-rich, and super healthy. Read more about including canned tuna in your keto diet from this post all about it.

1. Avocado Tuna Melt

Keto fish avocado tuna melt topped with fresh herbs in a wooden plate with a blue background.

Adding avocado to your meals with fish is a great way to round things off. Avocado contains healthy fats that keep you satiated and are chock-full of nutrients, especially vitamins C, E and K.

7 Ingredients:

( 20 minutes )

Fresh:
– avocado
– onion
– red bell pepper

Fridge and Pantry:
– canned tuna
– pickles
– mayonnaise
-cheddar cheese

Herbs and Spices:
– salt and pepper

  • Calories: 359
  • Carbs: 4g (net)

Find this RECIPE here at Living Chirpy.

2. Keto Fish Casserole with Tuna

Keto fish casserole with tuna topped with fresh herbs in a white baking fish with a wooden background.

This creamy tuna casserole needs few ingredients and little hand-on cooking time. It’s simplicity makes it great for those nights when you’re short on time, and the flavor will be loved by the whole family!

6 Ingredients:

( 30 minutes )

Fresh:
– red onion

Fridge and Pantry:
– canned tuna
– mayonnaise
– Dijon mustard
– gruyere cheese

Herbs and Spices:
– cayenne pepper
– salt and pepper
– fresh parsley (optional)

  • Calories: 465
  • Carbs: 2g

Find this RECIPE at Healthy Recipes Blog.

3. Ultimate Keto Fish and Chips

Keto fish and chips with fresh lemon and dipping sauce in baking paper in a serving basket.

This keto fish and chips recipes uses jicama (aka Mexican yam) as a substitute for potato, because it is much lower in carbs. If you’re craving your favorite carby meals, there are always keto-friendly alternative recipes online.

It might take a little more effort to prepare them, but it’s certainly worth it in the long-run.

13 Ingredients:

( 35 minutes )

Fresh:
– white flesh fish
– garlic cloves
– jicama fries
– lemon
– egg

Fridge and Pantry:
– sour cream
– apple cider vinegar
– whey protein isolate
– baking powder
– coconut oil
– mayonnaise
– vinegar

Herbs and Spices:
– garlic powder
– salt

  • Calories: 242
  • Carbs: 5g

Find this RECIPE at Gnom-Gnom.

4. Easy Keto Canned Tuna Fish Cakes

Tuna keto fish cakes topped with fresh avocado, chives, and sauce on a blue plate with leafy greens.

This recipe is a Chirpy favorite. It completely transforms the canned tuna into a restaurant-worthy dish. By using the right spices and cooking method, it really is possible to keep things simple AND create something delicious at the same time.

8 Ingredients:

( 30 minutes )

Fresh:
– sweet potato
– red pepper
– yellow onion
– garlic clove
– lime
– egg

Fridge and Pantry:
– canned tuna

Herbs and Spices:
– paprika
– salt and pepper

  • Calories: 343
  • Carbs: 15g (net)

Find this RECIPE here at Living Chirpy.

5. Easy Keto Fish Pie

Keto fish pie in a blue baking dish surrounded by fresh herbs and potted plants with a blue background.

This rich keto fish pie is just the way to incorporate this high-quality protein into your diet. Fish is high in many important nutrients, including iodine and various minerals and vitamins (read more HERE).

14 Ingredients:

( 75 minutes )

Fresh:
– cauliflower
– white fish
– salmon
– onion
– cloves
– spinach
– peas

Fridge and Pantry:
– butter
– heavy whipping cream
– whole milk
– Dijon mustard
– cheddar cheese

Herbs and Spices:
– fresh parsley
– nutmeg

  • Calories: 573
  • Carbs: 10g (net)

Find this RECIPE at I Eat Keto.

6. Salmon in Roasted Pepper Sauce

Salmon in a creamy roasted spinach and pepper sauce in a black skillet.

Salmon is one of the healthiest types of fish you can eat. It’s rich in high quality-protein, which is essential for bone health and maintaining muscle mass. It’s also high in B vitamins, which have a direct impact on your energy levels and brain function.

10 Ingredients:

( 25 minutes )

Fresh:
– salmon fillets
– garlic cloves
– roasted red peppers
– baby spinach

Fridge and Pantry:
– olive oil
– butter
– heavy cream
– parmesan cheese

Herbs and Spices:
– fresh parsley
– red pepper flakes
– salt and pepper

  • Calories: 527
  • Carbs: 7g (net)

Find this RECIPE at Cooktoria.

7. Keto Seafood Chowder

Keto seafood chowder topped with fresh herbs in a gray bowl with a black background.

This recipes uses daikon radish as a low-carb alternative to potato. The radish adds thickness to the soup, like an authentic chowder needs! It also contains potassium, phosphorus and vitamin C. It also improves your digestion and lowers inflammation. Read more about this amazing ingredient on the original post.

10 Ingredients:

( 50 minutes )

Fresh:
– white fish
– shrimp
– crab meat
– onion
– garlic cloves
– bacon
– daikon radish

Fridge and Pantry:
– fish or chicken stock
– coconut milk
– coconut oil

Herbs and Spices:
– salt and pepper

  • Carbs: 11g

Find this RECIPE at Paleo Leap.

8. Thai Keto Fish Curry

Thai keto fish curry topped with fresh cilantro in a square serving dish with a blue background.

This recipe is a great example of using cauliflower as an alternative to rice. It’s high in fiber, which improves you digestive health. Cauliflower is also a good source of antioxidants, which protects your cells from harmful free-radicals and inflammation.

6 Ingredient:

( 30 minutes )

Fresh:
– salmon or white fish
– cauliflower or broccoli

Fridge and Pantry:
– butter or olive oil
– red/green curry paste
– coconut cream (unsweetened)

Herbs and Spices:
– fresh cilantro
– salt and pepper

  • Calories: 914
  • 10g (net)

Find this RECIPE at Diet Doctor.

9. Keto Fried Fish

Keto fried fish with fresh lemon slices and parsley in a white plate with a wooden background.

This easy fried fish recipe using almond flour needs only 6 simply ingredients! An almond flour crust is a great option for those who have a wheat intolerance. It’s a great ingredient that makes these classic recipes, like fish and chips, more accessible to those with food sensitivities!

6 Ingredients:

( 30 minutes )

Fresh:
– egg
– white fish

Fridge and Pantry:
– avocado oil
– almond flour

Herbs and Spices:
– garlic powder
– dried thyme
– salt and pepper

  • Calories: 447
  • Carbs: 6g

Find this RECIPE at Healthy Recipes Blog.

In Conclusion:

Adding a few fish recipes to your lunch or dinner rotation is a great way to add some variety of flavor and nutrients to your keto meal plan!

Did You Make One Of These Healthy Keto Fish Recipes?

If you made one of these yummy recipes that we rounded-up for you – please let us know in the comments how it turned out for you! If you have any improvements or other awesome healthy keto fish recipes of your own – let us and other readers know as well!

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