Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Scampi Recipe

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Constance Modified: May 31, 2021
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

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  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!

Nutrition

  • 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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