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Monday, June 6, 2016

Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles

You can replace the pasta in your
shrimp scampi with healthy zucchini noodles.
I found this spiralizer at
Target last year. You can also use
a mandoline slicer.
It easily turns squash, potatoes, carrots
etc. into thin spaghetti-like strands.
Prep 2 zucchini.
 Saute the garlic in hot oil and butter in a large
skillet over medium heat for 1 minute. 
Add a pinch of red pepper flakes.
 Add the shrimp and saute for 3 minutes until cooked.
Season with salt and pepper. 
Use a slotted spoon to remove the shrimp from 
the pan. Stir in the wine and lemon juice. Simmer
1 minute then add the zucchini.
 Toss the zucchini and cook for 2 minutes.
Return the shrimp to the pan and toss to combine.
Sprinkle with chopped parsley.
 Serve sprinkled with parmesan cheese.


Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles
2 T olive oil
2 T butter
1 T minced garlic, about 3 cloves
¼ t crushed red pepper flakes
1 pound shrimp
salt and pepper
¼ C white wine
2 T lemon juice
2 T chopped fresh parsley
2 T Parmesan cheese
1. Add oil and butter to a large saute pan on 
medium heat. Saute the garlic and a pinch of 
red pepper flakes for 1 minute until fragrant. 
2. Add the shrimp and cook about 3 minutes until
 cooked throughout. Season with salt and pepper. 
3. Transfer the shrimp to a bowl using a slotted
 spoon. Leave the liquid in the pan.
4. Add the wine and lemon juice to the pan 
scrapping up any bits. Simmer 1 minute. 
5. Add the zucchini noodles to the pan 
and cook for 2 minutes.
6. Return the shrimp and toss to combine. 
Sprinkle with chopped parsley.
Serve and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Serves 2

Zucchini Noodles
cut 2 medium zucchini into noodles
using a spiralizer or mandoline slicer.



Enjoy!


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