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Garlic Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles

This healthy Garlic Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles recipe is keto, low-carb, and gluten-free! Bursting with buttery lemon garlic flavor and perfect for meal prep.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Garlic Shrimp Zucchini Noodles, Shrimp Zoodles, Zucchini Noodles with Shrimp
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 214kcal


  • 2 medium zucchinis
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound large shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  • Spiralize the zucchini using a spiralizer and set aside. Alternatively, you can use a julienne peeler to cut the zucchini into noodles.
  • Heat olive oil and butter in a large nonstick frying pan over medium heat.
  • Add garlic and chili flakes. Cook for 1 minute until fragrant.
  • Add shrimp and a pinch of salt. Cook for 2-3 minutes until shrimp is pink and opaque.
  • Turn off heat. Stir in the lemon juice. Add zucchini noodles and toss to combine.


  1. Be careful not to overcook your zoodles, because they can get a bit mushy. Remember to turn off the heat before adding the zoodles to the pan and then just toss with tongs to combine.
  2. I recommend using wild-caught, sustainably-harvested shrimp from Vital Choice (my favorite online seafood retailer) for this recipe.


Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 300mg | Sodium: 941mg | Potassium: 346mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 410IU | Vitamin C: 24.1mg | Calcium: 183mg | Iron: 2.8mg