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Healthy Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles Recipe

Spiralized zucchini “noddles” help make this shrimp scampi low-carb and healthy. 

  • Author: Jessica Pinney
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Italian-American

Ingredients

2 medium zucchini, spiralized
1 pound jumbo shrimp, shelled and deveined
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1 Tablespoon minced garlic
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 cup white wine
2 Tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

Instructions

Add olive oil to a large saute pan over medium-low heat. Allow olive oil to heat up for one minute. Add garlic and red pepper flakes. Cook for one minute while constantly stirring.

Add shrimp. Stir occasionally while cooking them until all sides are pink (about 3-4 minutes). Season shrimp with salt and pepper. Remove shrimp from pan and set aside. Leave liquid in the pan.

Turn the heat up to medium. Add white wine and lemon juice. Cook for two minutes while scraping brown bits from the pan and stirring. Add spiralized zucchini noodles.

Return shrimp to pan. Gently toss and combine with zucchini noodles. Cook until heated through, about 2-4 minutes. Season with salt & pepper. Serve immediately.