Zoodle (Zucchini Noodles) Shrimp Scampi

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1⁄4 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes (vary according your taste for spice)
  • 1 pound shelled and deveined shrimp
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 dash fresh black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley (for garnish)

Method

Step 1

Create the Zoodles using a spiralizer following manufacturer directions. Set aside.

Step 2

Place a large sauté pan over medium-low heat and add the olive oil. Heat for 1 minute.

Step 3

Add the garlic and red pepper flakes and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

Step 4

Add the shrimp and cook about 3 minutes or until all sides turn pink, , stirring as needed. Season the shrimp with the salt and pepper.

Step 5

Using a slotted spoon, transfer the cooked shrimp to a bowl, leaving any liquid in the pan.

Step 6

Add the Zoodles and lemon juice to the sauté pan and cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 7

Add the shrimp back into the pan and toss with the Zoodles. Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 350, Fat 16 g, saturated Fat 3 g, Fiber 0 g, Protein 47 g, carbohydrate 2 g, Sodium 722 mg

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