Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Scampi Recipe

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Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Scampi Recipe

How To Make Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Scampi

Make a delicious and hearty, low-carb seafood “pasta” with this spaghetti squash dish, made filling with seasoned plum shrimp pieces!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 13 minutes
Total: 23 minutes



  • ½spaghetti squash,halved vertically, seeded
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 2garlic cloves,minced
  • ½tspred pepper flakes
  • 4ozshrimp,peeled, deveined
  • ¾tspsalt
  • ¼tspground black pepper
  • 1lemon,zested
  • 1lemon,juiced
  • 2tbspparsley,fresh chopped


  1. Microwave the squash on high for about 10 minutes until tender. Shred the flesh of the squash and discard the skin.

  2. Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Once the oil begins to shimmer, add the garlic, red pepper flakes, and shrimp.

  3. Cook for about 2 minutes until shrimp are pink and start to curl. Add the lemon zest, salt, pepper, and lemon juice, and cook for about 1 minute.

  4. Remove from heat, add the parsley and shredded squash, and stir to combine.

  5. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 310.48kcal
  • Fat: 16.28g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.47g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.18g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.38g
  • Carbohydrates: 28.90g
  • Fiber: 6.91g
  • Sugar: 8.76g
  • Protein: 18.71g
  • Cholesterol: 142.88mg
  • Sodium: 1068.46mg
  • Calcium: 162.30mg
  • Potassium: 587.61mg
  • Iron: 2.29mg
  • Vitamin A: 111.77µg
  • Vitamin C: 77.82mg
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