Zoodles with Lemon Garlic Shrimp


  • 3 teaspoons olive oil
  • pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • 8 oz peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 2-3 cloves garlic (1 clove elephant garlic), sliced thin and divided
  • 2 medium zucchini, spiralized
  • pinch salt and fresh black pepper
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 cup halved grape tomatoes


  1. Heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 teaspoons 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.
  2. Add the remaining oil and garlic to the pan, cook 30 seconds then add the zucchini noodles and cook 2-3 minutes, until heated all the way through. Add the shrimp and tomatoes to the pan and squeeze the lemon over the dish. Remove from heat and serve.

Source: http://www.skinnytaste.com/2014/04/zucchini-noodles-zoodles-with-lemon.html


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