Zucchini Noodles with Lemon Garlic Shrimp Recipe

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Sheila Published: December 22, 2020 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Zucchini Noodles with Lemon Garlic Shrimp Recipe

Serve an easy, low carb meal with these zucchini noodles tossed with spiced shrimp and tomatoes, finished with a squeeze of lemon juice.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • tspolive oil
  • pinchred pepper flakes,crushed
  • 4ozshrimp,peeled and deveined
  • 2clovesgarlic,sliced thin and divided
  • 7ozzucchini,1 medium, spiralized
  • pinchsalt and fresh black pepper
  • ¼lemon
  • ¼cupgrape tomatoes,halved

Instructions

  1. Heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

  2. Add 1 teaspoon of the oil and crush red pepper flakes, add the shrimp and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes.

  3. Add half of the garlic and continue cooking for 1 more minute, or until the shrimp is cooked through and opaque. Set aside on a dish.

  4. Add the remaining ½ teaspoon oil and garlic to the pan, cook for 30 seconds then add the zucchini noodles and cook for 1½ minutes.

  5. Add the shrimp and tomatoes to the pan and squeeze the lemon over the dish.

  6. Remove from heat and serve. 

Nutrition

  • Calories: 197.82kcal
  • Fat: 8.73g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.43g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.18g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.30g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.97g
  • Fiber: 3.33g
  • Sugar: 6.54g
  • Protein: 18.88g
  • Cholesterol: 142.88mg
  • Sodium: 892.97mg
  • Calcium: 117.29mg
  • Potassium: 809.22mg
  • Iron: 1.43mg
  • Vitamin A: 99.91µg
  • Vitamin C: 51.07mg
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