Zucchini Noodles & Lemon Shrimp
- Start by peeling and devaining your shrimp. Then place the shrimp in a medium bowl and season with juice from half of the lemon, half of the black pepper and garlic, and all of the old bay. Toss together and set aside, allowing the shrimp to soak up the flavors while you noodle you'r zucchini.
- Using a spiral slicer, slice you'r zucchini into thin noodles. Then season the noodles with salt and the remaining half of lemon.
- Heat a large saute pan to medium low heat. Add the shrimp and juices In the bowl to the pan. Spread the shrimp out into an even layer. Allow to cook for 3 minutes, then flip and cook for another 2 minutes on the other side.
- Now add the zucchini noodles and the butter to the pan with the shrimp. Toss everything together and season with the other half of the pepper and garlic powder. Then cover with a lid and cook for 5 minutes, removing the lid halfway thru and tossing.
- Serve with a sprinkle of fresh parsley and a lemon wedge. Or, portion out into meal prep containers.
Dinner can sometimes be a tricky meal, you are hungry but you don’t want to eat anything too heavy at the end of the day. It is because of that each week I try to create at least one light meal prep recipe that can be incorporated into my meal plan. I also do my best to take into account my macro goals and those of others, hoping to create something that is light, nutritious, and easily adjustable! This week I came up with my zucchini noodles and lemon shrimp. I hope you’ll give this recipe a try!
Below outlines the Items In each macro group that are easily adjustable to meet your specific macros.
This is a very low fat meal, to Increase the fat you could easily Increase the amount of butter being used.
This is also a low carb recipes, to Increase the carbs you could use more zucchini.
Shrimp Is a great lean protein, providing most of the protein In this recipe. You could adjust the amount of shrimp used to adjust the protein levels.
Yes this recipe Is meal prep-able and will last up to 5 days In the fridge.
No this recipe Is not a good freezer prep