Shrimp Scampi Zoodles

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Shrimp Scampi Zoodles for Two
 
Ingredients
  • 2 medium zucchini, about 8 oz each
  • ½ tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil. divided
  • 4 minced garlic cloves, divided
  • 12 large peeled and deveined shrimp (about 6.5 oz)
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • ½ tsp fresh grated lemon zest
  • 3 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice (from 1 lemon)
  • ⅛ tsp hot red pepper flakes
Instructions
  1. Use a mandolin fitted with a julienne blade or a spiralizer to cut the zucchini into noodles. Cut the strips into 6 to 8 inch strips.
  2. In a large nonstick pan, melt the butter and 1 teaspoon olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and saute for 1 minute. Add the shrimp, kosher salt, and the pepper and saute until the shrimp have just turned pink, about 5 minutes, stirring often. Set aside.
  3. Add the remaining oil and garlic to the skillet, cook 30 seconds then add the zucchini noodles, kosher salt and pepper. Cook 2 minutes, stirring.
  4. Remove from the heat, add the shrimp, parsley, lemon zest, lemon juice, and red pepper flakes. Toss well to combine and serve immediately.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2

 

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