Low-carb shrimp cheesecake

Low-carb shrimp cheesecake

Who said cheesecake can't be a savory delight? This creamy low-carb shrimp cheesecake is just as delicious as its sweet counterparts. Perfect to prepare ahead if you're expecting a hungry crowd!

Low-carb shrimp cheesecake

Who said cheesecake can't be a savory delight? This creamy low-carb shrimp cheesecake is just as delicious as its sweet counterparts. Perfect to prepare ahead if you're expecting a hungry crowd!
USMetric
6 servingservings

Ingredients

Pie crust
  • 2 oz. 50 g butter
  • 1 1 eggeggs
  • ½ cup 125 ml (75 g) sesame seeds
  • ½ cup 125 ml (100 g) flaxseed
  • ¼ cup 60 ml (35 g) pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup 60 ml (35 g) sunflower seeds
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp (8 g) ground psyllium husk powder
  • 1 pinch 1 pinch salt
Filling
  • 4 4 gelatin sheetgelatin sheets
  • ¾ lb 325 g shrimp, cooked and peeled
  • 7 oz. 200 g cream cheese
  • 1¼ cups 300 ml sour cream or crème fraîche
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp fresh dill, chopped
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp fresh chives, chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 oz. 50 g fish roe, for garnishing
  • limelimes or lemon, for garnishing

Instructions

Instructions are for 6 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Melt the butter and combine with the rest of the ingredients for the crust. Mix in a food processor for 30-60 seconds until get a nice dough.
  2. Place a sheet of parchment paper on the bottom of a springform pan — max. 9.5-inch / 24 cm in diameter. Press the dough in an even layer into the pan. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Allow to cool.
  3. Soak the gelatin sheets in cold water for 5-10 minutes. Chop the prawns roughly, keep a few pieces intact for garnishing if you like.
  4. In a bowl, mix cream cheese and sour cream. Add dill, chives and some citrus zest if you like, for an extra fresh taste. Salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Remove the gelatin sheets from the water. Melt them gently in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir the gelatin into the cream cheese mixture.
  6. Add the shrimps and combine. Spread the mixture over the pie crust. Let it set in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours.
  7. Garnish with thinly sliced lemon and/or lime, roe and chives or dill.

Tip!

Freshly grated horseradish or a pinch of cayenne pepper also works great as a flavor enhancer in the shrimp cheesecake.

You can also use flavored cream cheese with herbs or pink pepper.

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