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Lemon Garlic Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles

by IBD Medical on December 21, 2023

Elevate your dinner with the refreshing flavors of our Lemon Garlic Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles, a quick and diabetes-friendly recipe. This dish brings together succulent shrimp, vibrant zucchini noodles, and a burst of citrusy goodness for a light and satisfying meal. Embrace the simplicity of this recipe, perfect for busy days when you crave a healthy and delicious option without compromising on taste.

Number of Servings: 4

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: Approximately 250 kcal
Protein: 25g
Carbohydrates: 10g
Dietary Fiber: 3g
Sugars: 5g
Fat: 12g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Cholesterol: 180mg
Sodium: 200mg (may vary based on added salt)
Vitamin C: 40% DV
Calcium: 10% DV
Iron: 2% DV

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 medium zucchini, spiralled into noodles
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Prepare Zucchini Noodles:

    • Use a spiraliser to turn the zucchini into noodles. Set aside.
  2. Cook Shrimp:

    • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.
    • Add minced garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
    • Add shrimp to the skillet, season with salt, pepper, and dried oregano.
    • Cook shrimp for 2-3 minutes per side or until they turn pink and opaque.
  3. Add Zucchini Noodles:

    • Toss the zucchini noodles into the skillet with the cooked shrimp.
    • Sauté for an additional 2-3 minutes until the zucchini noodles are just tender.
  4. Add Lemon Flavour:

    • Drizzle fresh lemon juice over the shrimp and zucchini noodles.
    • Add lemon zest and toss to coat evenly.
  5. Garnish and Serve:

    • Sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley for garnish.
    • Serve immediately, and enjoy this light and flavourful Lemon Garlic Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles!

 

 

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