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!
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6 servingservings

Ingredients

Pie crust
  • 2 oz. 55 g butter
  • 1 1 eggeggs
  • ½ cup (2½ oz.) 120 ml (75 g) sesame seeds
  • ½ cup (3 oz.) 120 ml (85 g) flaxseed
  • ¼ cup (1¼ oz.) 60 ml (33 g) pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup (1¼ oz.) 60 ml (35 g) sunflower seeds
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp 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. (45 cup) 200 g (210 ml) 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. 55 g fish roe, for garnishing
  • limelimes or lemon, for garnishinglemons, for garnishing
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Instructions

Instructions are for 6 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Melt the butter and combine it 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" (24 cm). Press the dough in an even layer into the pan. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Allow cooling.
  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 them. 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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