Zucchini Noodles with Lemon-Garlic Spicy Shrimp

Zucchini Noodles with Lemon-Garlic Spicy Shrimp

No Grains! To make AIP friendly just omit black pepper, red pepper flakes and substitute tomatoes for AVOCADO!
Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
10 min 10 min 20 min 1

Ingredients


114 gm Shrimp, raw (peeled, deveined)
1 medium Zucchini (spiralized)
2 clove(s) Garlic (thinly sliced)
1/4 medium Lemon
1 1/2 tsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 pinch Salt and pepper
1/8 tsp Red pepper flakes
1/4 cup Grape tomatoes (halved)

Instructions


1. Heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon of the oil and crush red pepper flakes, add the shrimp and season with pinch salt and pepper; cook 2 to 3 minutes.

 

2. 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.

3. Add the remaining 1/2 teaspoon oil and garlic to the pan, cook 30 seconds then add the zucchini noodles and cook 1 1/2 minutes.

 

4. Add the shrimp and tomatoes to the pan and squeeze the lemon over the dish. Remove from heat and serve.

 

To make AIP friendly omit black pepper, red pepper flakes, and substitute grape tomatoes with avocado chunks.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 250
Calories from fat 87
Calories from saturated fat 13.8
Total Fat 9.7 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.4 g
Cholesterol 172 mg
Sodium 265 mg
Potassium 898 mg
Total Carbohydrate 14.0 g
Dietary Fiber 4.0 g
Sugars 6.2 g
Protein 26.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.3
Meat 1.3
Vegetables 3.6

Energy sources


Pygal22%436.87805217888825128.1797210396749235%431.74337459862926265.870908595459143%294.6609007169601174.5720624252115322%35%43%CarbohydratesFatProtein

Notes:

Avocado

is high in monounsaturated fatty acids which are great for heart health

Shrimp

are high in omega 3's and contain the antioxidant astaxanthin which has many health benefits

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