white bowl with zucchini noodles and shrimp

Lemon-Garlic Shrimp and Zucchini Noodles

recipe credit: Damn Delicious


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 medium-large zucchini spiralized
  • Sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 1 shallot minced
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 big teaspoons lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add 2 cloves garlic and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Stir in zucchini noodles until just tender, about 2 minutes; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Set aside and keep warm.
  • Heat remaining 2 tablespoons butter and 1 tablespoon olive oil in the skillet. Add remaining 2 cloves garlic and shallot, and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 2 minutes
  • Add shrimp then season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook, stirring occasionally, until pink and cooked through, about 3-4 minutes. Stir in lemon zest and parsley.
  • Serve immediately with zucchini noodles.

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