On tonight’s menu: cilantro, lime shrimp zucchini noodles 😋 I know I know, you’re thinking this can’t be as good as regular pasta…but I’m going to prove you wrong with this killer recipe. All you need is whole zucchini, raw (peeled) shrimp, garlic, red pepper flakes, white wine, fresh cilantro and lime. I started my food prep by mincing the garlic, chopping the cilantro, zesting the lime, juicing the lime and spiralizing the zucchini. (Don’t have a spiralizer? Invest in one! You can use them to make so many different “noodle” dishes, and get creative in the kitchen! ) Okay, so this recipe has 3 main steps…
1. Heat some oil in a pan until frothy…and add shrimp- cook on one side for 2 minutes…flip shrimp and add a couple pinches of red pepper flakes and the garlic. Cook for another minute.
2. Remove the shrimp. Add white wine and the juice of one lime to deglaze the pan. Let simmer for 2 minutes. Add the zucchini noodles slowly. (They shrink as they cook and tend to release a lot of water- 3 spiralized zucchinis fed just two people)!
3. Once zucchini is softened add the shrimp back in and toss with lime zest, cilantro, salt and pepper. And it’s ready to serve!