Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles) with Lemon-Garlic Spicy Shrimp
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Spicy shrimp with garlic, zucchini noodles (zoodles), tomatoes and a squeeze of lemon – I just inhaled this EASY low-carb, gluten-free, paleo-friendly dish for lunch which took less than 20 minutes to make, start to finish and it was DELICIOUS!
- 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
- pinch crushed red pepper flakes
- 4 oz peeled and deveined shrimp
- 2 cloves garlic (sliced thin and devided)
- 1 medium (7 oz zucchini, spiralized)
- pinch salt and fresh black pepper
- 1/4 lemon
- 1/4 cup halved grape tomatoes
Heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
Add 1 teaspoon of the oil and crush red pepper flakes, add the shrimp and season with pinch salt and pepper; cook 2 to 3 minutes.
Add half of the garlic and continue cooking 1 more minute, or until the shrimp is cooked through and opaque.
Set aside on a dish.
Add the remaining 1/2 teaspoon oil and garlic to the pan, cook 30 seconds then add the zucchini noodles and cook 1 1/2 minutes.
Add the shrimp and tomatoes to the pan and squeeze the lemon over the dish.
Remove from heat and serve.
Serving: 1zucchini + shrimp, Calories: 235.5kcal, Carbohydrates: 14.5g, Protein: 25g, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 173mg, Sodium: 179mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 4g
Freestyle Points: 6
Points +: 6