Keto Shrimp Scampi Zoodles

By Rena |

This Keto Shrimp Scampi Zoodles Recipe is a quick, easy, low carb, tasty meal that’s lightened up with a delicious lemon butter sauce. This Scampi recipe pairs well with zucchini noodles to make the perfect keto-friendly meal the whole family can enjoy.

Shrimp Scampi recipe

Keto Shrimp Scampi Zoodles Recipe

So much we could say about this quick to make, Low Carb Shrimp Scampi zoodles recipe. The fact that we made it with zucchini noodles instead of pasta says a lot about this dish. Cut down on the carbs tremendously for a keto-friendly dish that’s filling and delicious. Some of you may say nothing beats the taste of pasta. Which is true. But those who are looking for low carb meals will love this easy Shrimp Scampi recipe.

This healthy homemade shrimp scampi recipe is made without wine. Instead, we used broth and lemon juice.

For those that don’t know how to make your zucchini into zoodles, you use something called a spiralizer that’s found at most grocery stores.

HOW TO MAKE SHRIMP SCAMPI ZOODLES

We have a video on how to make this keto shrimp scampi. Take a quick look at the video for easy how to step by step.

Note: make sure you have spiralized the zucchini into zoodles before you get started.

  • First, heat a skillet, then melt the butter over medium-high heat. This should take about a minute or so. Add the shrimp to the pan and sprinkle the Italian seasoning over the shrimp, along with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Then, cook the shrimp for about 2-3 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 1 more minute. Next, add the chicken broth to the pan. Finally, add the zucchini noodles to the pan.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3-4 minutes or until zucchini noodles are just tender. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Drizzle the lemon juice over the top of the shrimp and zoodles. Sprinkle with parsley and serve. You may add more lemons or crushed peppers after this step.

easy Shrimp Scampi

How do you thicken Shrimp Scampi Sauce

Similarly, if you are making this keto shrimp scampi recipe and you are one of those that prefer the sauce to be on the thick side, you can add a bit of cornstarch to the sauce mix. Mix the corn starch either with the melted butter or dissolve about 1 tsp of cornstarch with cold water and add it in.

what should you serve with Shrimp Scampi

What to serve with Shrimp Scampi

It is typically served over some sort of pasta or for a low carb option zoodles (zucchini noodles ). You may also serve your shrimp scampi recipe with side dishes like grilled veggies, quinoa, or cauliflower rice. Also, try it as an appetizer with slices of whole-grain bread. Also, another great option would be to add them over this cauliflower mash.

What is shrimp scampi sauce made of

The main ingredients of scampi sauce are garlic, butter, and lemon. Alternatively, some add in some white wine or some sort of broth.

What kind of broth used for shrimp scampi

Broths that can be used for shrimp scampi can be white wine, chicken broth or vegetable broth. The sauce base is made of butter, garlic, and lemons.

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Shrimp Scampi pasta

Keto Shrimp Scampi Zoodles Recipe

Zucchini noodles topped with garlic shrimp in a light sauce.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 445kcal
Author: Rena

Ingredients

  • 3 Large Zucchini spiralized
  • 1 Tbsp Butter or olive oil
  • 1 lb Shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 Tsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 Tsp Italian seasoning (or equal parts dried garlic, oregano, and basil)
  • 1/4 Cup Chicken Broth
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 Tbsp Chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Melt the butter in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp to the pan and sprinkle the Italian seasoning over the shrimp, along with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cook the shrimp for 2-3 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 1 more minute.
  • Add the chicken broth to the pan.
  • Add the zucchini noodles to the pan
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3-4 minutes or until zucchini noodles are just tender. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Drizzle the lemon juice over the top of the shrimp and zoodles. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

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Notes

Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition

Calories: 445kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 89g | Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 1292mg | Sodium: 4069mg | Potassium: 683mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 500IU | Vitamin C: 46.9mg | Calcium: 509mg | Iron: 9.5mg
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