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!
Yield: 1 serving
4.86 from 7 votes

Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles) with Lemon-Garlic Spicy Shrimp 

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American
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!

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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. 

Nutrition

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