This Easy Low Carb Shrimp Scampi Zoodles Recipe is a quick, easy, tasty meal that’s lightened up with a delicious lemon butter sauce. This Scampi recipe pairs well with zucchini noodles to make the perfect low carb meal the whole family can enjoy.
Easy Low Carb Shrimp Scampi Zoodles Recipe
So much I could say about this Easy to make, Low Carb Shrimp Scampi zoodles recipe. The fact that i made it with zucchini noodles instead of pasta says alot about this dish. Cut down on the carbs tremendously. 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 Shrimp Scampi recipe.
For those that don’t know how to make your zucchini into zoodles, you use something called a spiralizer that found at most grocery stores.
How do you thicken Shrimp Scampi Sauce
If you are making a 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
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 and quinoa. Also, try it as an appetizer with slices of whole grain bread.
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Low Carb Shrimp Scampi Zoodles Recipe
Zucchini noodles topped with garlic shrimp in a light sauce.
- 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
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.