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garlic shrimp and asparagus

Spicy Shrimp and Asparagus over Zucchini Noodle Pasta


  • Author: Brittany Mullins
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings

Description

This quick and easy dish features garlic shrimp and fresh asparagus sautéed and served over zucchini noodle pasta. Gluten-free, dairy-free and loaded with nutrients, this dish makes for a healthy weeknight meal.


Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon olive or coconut oil
  • 1 lb. sliced asparagus
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 Tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
  • 2 medium zucchini, spiralized into noodles
  • fresh parsley, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add asparagus, garlic, salt, red pepper and black pepper; cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add shrimp, and cook for 4 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in lemon juice. Once shrimp looks cooked through, transfer the mixture to a plate and set aside.
  2. Add zucchini noodles into the same skillet and sauté for 1-2 minutes, add shrimp and asparagus mixture back into the pan. Give it a good stir to combine everything, then remove from heat, top with fresh parsley and serve.

  • Category: Lunch/Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/2 of recipe
  • Calories: 321
  • Sugar: 9g
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Carbohydrates: 23g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Protein: 37g
  • Cholesterol: 347mg