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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Zucchini Shrimp Scampi

If you've had your fill of Thanksgiving turkey and all the trimmings by now, here's an easy meal (and healthy) meal that includes shrimp, zucchini and some basic ingredients. It was really good and is now in our recipe collection for repeat meals.

Shrimp and Zucchini "Scampi"

  • 2 TBSPs unsalted butter
  • 1 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes or more (or less) to taste
  • 1/4 C chicken stock
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1-1/2 lbs (4 med.) zucchini, spiralized
  • 2 TBSPs freshly ground Parmesan (substitute Romano or a mix)
  • 2 TBSPs chopped fresh parsley (or use less dried)

  1. Melt butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp, garlic and red pepper flakes. Cook stirring occasionally until shrimp is pink, about 2-3 minutes.
  2. Stir in chicken stock and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper to taste. 
  3. Bring to a simmer, stir in zucchini noodles until well combined, about 1-2 minutes.
  4. Serve immediately, garnished with cheese and parsley, if desired.
Grenville declared this recipe a "keeper" and gave it a "forks up."

6 comments:

Lynn said...

Yum! Now off to look up spiralizers...

Sandra said...

I love shrimp and I love zucchini, so this is a good one

Lady Jane said...

I always look for a way to incorporate zucchini into a meal, I will try this for sure. You could change out the vegie from time to time also. mmmmmmmmm, good... Hugs, LJ

Emma Springfield said...

I use squashes as a substitute for pasta often. Looks good.

William Kendall said...

Well, that's different!

Connie said...

Yum! That looks great!

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