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Breaded Shrimp Meal Prep

Breaded Shrimp Meal Prep

Love breaded shrimp, but hate all the added refined flour and fat? This healthy breaded shrimp is super easy to make — and it’s done without frying or using breadcrumbs!  PLUS they’re gluten-free, paleo, keto, clean eating, and made in a sheet pan! Check out how to bread shrimp and what to serve with it in this healthy meal prep recipe!

Categories Easy Dinner, Meal Prep, pasta, Seafood
Difficulty Easy
Keyword breaded shrimp recipe, shrimp marinara
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 410 kcal
Author Lacey Baier


  • 2 cups almond meal
  • 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese, plus more for garnish
  • 1 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 lbs large shrimp deveined and peeled
  • 2 lb brown rice spaghetti noodles (or fave single ingredient pasta)
  • 4 cups tomato/marinara sauce Use canned or make your own with this easy tomato sauce recipe!
  • chopped Italian parsley, for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 450° F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.

  2. Heat a large pot of water over high heat. On boiling, add the noodles and cook, stirring frequently, for 6-8 minutes, or until al dente. Remove from heat and strain the noodles, rinsing them off with old water to stop them from cooking. Toss with olive oil, and set aside while you cook the shrimp.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the almond meal, parmesan cheese, sea salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and oregano. Stir to combine.

  4. Rinse and pat dry the shrimp. In small handfuls, dredge the shrimp in the almond meal mixture until coated.
  5. Transfer the breaded shrimp onto the parchment lined baking sheet, separating the breaded shrimp by a tiny bit. Repeat with the remaining shrimp. Sprinkle a little parmesan cheese over the top of the shrimp.
  6. Place in the oven and bake 8-10 minutes, or until the shrimp is no longer translucent and is pink. Turn the broiler to high and broil for 1-2 minutes, or until the crust is golden.
  7. Divide the noodles evenly into meal prep containers, then top generously with the marinara sauce (approximately 1/4 cup per serving), and then top with 6-8 breaded shrimp per container. Garnish with additional shredded parmesan and parsley, if desired.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

  • Recipe time and nutritional information listed is for entire meal, not just breaded shrimp. 
  • Meal can be stored in fridge for up to 4-6 days.
  • Re-heat, uncovered, on high for 2 minutes, or until heated through.


Nutrition Facts
Breaded Shrimp Meal Prep
Amount Per Serving (1 meal)
Calories 410 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 385mg128%
Sodium 445mg19%
Potassium 235mg7%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 14g56%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 487IU10%
Vitamin C 18mg22%
Calcium 296mg30%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.