Quick Shrimp Scampi with Squash Noodles (Grain-Free, Paleo, Gluten Free)

If you have roughly 45 minutes to spend in the kitchen, Quick Shrimp Scampi with Squash Noodles (Grain-Free, Paleo, Gluten Free) might be an awesome gluten free, primal, and pescatarian recipe to try. One portion of this dish contains roughly 27g of protein, 21g of fat, and a total of 333 calories. This recipe serves 4. For $4.27 per serving, this recipe covers 29% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 4773 people have made this recipe and would make it again. A mixture of unsalted butter, yellow squash, olive oil, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so delicious. It is brought to you by Deliciously Organic. This recipe is typical of Mediterranean cuisine. It works well as a rather expensive main course. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 90%. This score is excellent. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Sweet Potato Noodles with Kale Pesto (Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Vegan, Paleo), Chicken Parmesan with Zucchini Noodles (Grain Free, Paleo, Primal, Gaps, Gluten Free), and Quick Grain-Free Hot Cereal (Gluten Free, Paleo, Whole30 + Vegan).

Servings: 4

 

Ingredients:

1/3 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley

4 cloves garlic, minced

1/4 cup lemon juice

Zest of 1 lemon

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1/8 teaspoon red chili flakes

1 teaspoon Celtic sea salt

1 pound large shrimp, diveined and butterflied

4 tablespoons unsalted butter (or 3 tablespoons ghee for Paleo)

6 yellow squash or zucchini sliced into noodles

Equipment:

frying pan

tongs

Cooking instruction summary:

Melt the butter and olive oil in a large 12-inch skillet over medium heat until butter begins to foam. Add the shrimp to the pan and sauté until pink on both sides and cooked through, about 3-4 minutes. Stir in the garlic, chili flakes, and zest. Continue stirring until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add squash noodles, lemon juice, parsley and sea salt. Using a pair of tongs, toss the mixture until hot. Serve immediately.

 

Step by step:


1. Melt the butter and olive oil in a large 12-inch skillet over medium heat until butter begins to foam.

2. Add the shrimp to the pan and sauté until pink on both sides and cooked through, about 3-4 minutes. Stir in the garlic, chili flakes, and zest. Continue stirring until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

3. Add squash noodles, lemon juice, parsley and sea salt. Using a pair of tongs, toss the mixture until hot.

4. Serve immediately.


Nutrition Information:

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333k Calories
27g Protein
20g Total Fat
12g Carbs
21% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
333k
17%

Fat
20g
32%

  Saturated Fat
8g
53%

Carbohydrates
12g
4%

  Sugar
7g
8%

Cholesterol
315mg
105%

Sodium
1474mg
64%

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Protein
27g
55%

Vitamin K
96µg
92%

Vitamin C
70mg
85%

Selenium
55µg
79%

Manganese
1mg
51%

Vitamin B6
0.71mg
35%

Phosphorus
345mg
35%

Vitamin A
1379IU
28%

Folate
106µg
27%

Vitamin B2
0.45mg
27%

Potassium
923mg
26%

Copper
0.47mg
24%

Magnesium
92mg
23%

Calcium
227mg
23%

Iron
3mg
22%

Zinc
3mg
21%

Vitamin E
3mg
20%

Fiber
3g
15%

Vitamin B12
0.86µg
14%

Vitamin B1
0.16mg
11%

Vitamin B3
2mg
11%

Vitamin B5
0.69mg
7%

Vitamin D
0.21µg
1%

covered percent of daily need
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