Paleo/Low Carb Shrimp Scampi

Paleo/Low Carb Shrimp Scampi

Ingredients:

  • 2 cup of spiralized zucchini noodles
  • ½ cup of cherry tomatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 1 pound frozen shrimp
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp grass fed butter
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Chopped parsley for garnish

Directions:

  1. Heat a large skillet to medium high heat. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and the shrimp.
  2. Immediately season shrimp with red pepper flakes, salt & pepper.
  3. Sauté each side for 2-3 minutes or until the shrimp turn opaque in color.
  4. Remove shrimp from the pan.
  5. In the same skillet the shrimp was in add minced garlic and sauté up to 1 minute before adding in your zucchini noodles and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  6. Next, add in the cherry tomatoes, cover skillet and sauté for 3-4 minutes or until tomatoes start to get somewhat soft.
  7. Add shrimp back to the pan, butter, lemon juice, ½ teaspoon of red pepper flakes, lemon zest, and parsley. Stir until butter melts.
  8. Toss ingredients together well and serve!

Nutrition:

  • Calories: 310
  • Fat: 8g
  • Total Carbohydrate: 12g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar 7g
  • Protein: 58g

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