Shrimp Zucchini Boats Recipe

Shrimp Zucchini Boats Recipe

How To Make Shrimp Zucchini Boats

Enjoy a fun and tasty way to consume your dose of veggie with these zucchini boats. They’re filled with juicy shrimp, hearty artichokes, and parmesan.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 40 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 3large zucchini
  • 1tbspgarlic herb seasoning,divided
  • 1tspolive oil,or olive oil spray
  • 4tbspbutter,divided
  • 1lbraw shrimp,shell and tail removed, deveined
  • 1tbsplemon juice
  • ¼cupartichoke hearts,marinated, chopped
  • 3clovesgarlic,minced
  • ½cupparmesan cheese,grated

Instructions

  1. Slice each zucchini in half lengthwise. Scoop out the center in order to create a well. Roughly chop and save all of the zucchini that for later.

  2. Spray or brush zucchini boats with olive oil. Sprinkle them with about a half teaspoon of the garlic herb seasoning.

  3. Heat a grill over medium high heat and set the oiled zucchini boats cut side down. grill for about 5 minutes without turning in order to seal. Alternatively, bake in a 450-degree F oven, cut side down, for 5 to 10 minutes. Set aside.

  4. In a large skillet over medium high heat, melt 2 tablespoons of butter.

  5. Add shrimp to hot melted butter. Add remaining garlic herb seasonings as well as 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Allow to cook until bottom side starts to turn golden brown, turn and cook for another minute. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.

  6. In same pan melt remaining 2 tablespoons of butter. Add remaining zucchini and artichoke hearts. Cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and saute for another 1 to 2 minutes.

  7. Place grilled zucchini boats on a baking sheet. Fill with cooked zucchini filling. Tear each shrimp into smaller pieces and place on top of zucchini filling. Top with grated parmesan cheese.

  8. Heat under broiler until cheese turns golden brown. Serve warm.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 224.25kcal
  • Fat: 12.61g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.24g
  • Trans Fat: 0.31g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.56g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.72g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.56g
  • Fiber: 2.24g
  • Sugar: 4.33g
  • Protein: 22.14g
  • Cholesterol: 150.49mg
  • Sodium: 283.75mg
  • Calcium: 237.52mg
  • Potassium: 683.11mg
  • Iron: 1.50mg
  • Vitamin A: 107.62µg
  • Vitamin C: 31.55mg
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