Shrimp Scampi Zoodles
Makes 4 servings
Per serving: ½ Leanest protein serving – 1 ¼ vegetable serving – 2 ¾ condiments – 1 fat
2 medium zucchini, about 8 oz each
1 tbsp unsalted butter
2 tsp extra virgin olive oil. Divided.
4 minced garlic cloves, divided
20 ounces large peeled and deveined shrimp
¾ tsp Purely Cajun Seasoning (All Purpose Blend)
1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley leaves
1/2 tsp fresh grated lemon zest
3 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
Use a mandolin fitted with a julienne blade or a spiralizer to cut the zucchini into noodles. Cut the strips into 6 to 8-inch strips
In a large nonstick pan, melt the butter and 1 teaspoon olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and sautee for 1 minute. Add the shrimp and Purely Cajun Seasoning and sautee until the shrimp have just turned pink, about 5 minutes, stirring often. Set aside.
Add the remaining oil and garlic to the skillet, cook 30 seconds then add the zucchini noodles and Purely Cajun Seasoning. Cook 2 minutes, stirring.
Remove from the heat, add the shrimp, parsley, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Toss well to combine and serve immediately.