Easy Zucchini Linguine with Shrimp Low Carb Recipe
Zucchini Linguine

Keto Zucchini Linguine with Shrimp

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We’ve already tried many types of zucchini noodles before but the unsurpassed flavor of this Zucchini Linguini with roasted shrimp recipe really makes it special.

There are many types of zucchini and summer squash. You can choose whichever type that you like. This dish is very simple to prepare. There are only 2 main things to do: spiralize the zucchini and saute the marinated shrimp. That’s it!

Shrimp Zucchini Linguini

It’s important not to overcook the shrimp because the meat will no longer be tender and firm.

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Zucchini Linguine With Shrimp

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Zucchini Linguine With Shrimp

A low-carb version of linguine made with zucchini noodles and shrimp.
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine Italian, Ketogenic, Low Carb
Keyword zucchini linguine
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 444kcal
Author KetoVale Team

Ingredients

  • 2 zucchini or summer squash
  • 1 lbs shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp cream cheese
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  • Use the red pepper flakes, garlic powder, black pepper, lime juice, and a dash of salt to marinate the shrimp.
    peeled and deveined shrimp
  • Set a large skillet over medium heat. Pour some olive oil into the pan and fry the shrimp for around a minute per side. Take out from the heat. Reserve for later.
    Saute Shrimp
  • Lay a box grater with the largest grating holes side up. Chop off the tips of the zucchini and place it on the grater. Starting from the top of the grater, shred the zucchini to obtain long, slim pieces for the noodles. Flip the zucchini and continue shredding till the whole vegetable is used up. Discard the seeds.
  • Heat the olive oil in a cooking pot set over medium-high heat. Stir-fry the noodles along with the cream cheese. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for around 2-3 minutes.
    Slicing zucchini zoodles
  • Gently throw in the shrimp into the pot. Stir to combine. Allow cooking for half a minute.
  • Garnish with chopped parsley. Best served hot.
    Zucchini Linguini Recipe

Notes

*Shrimp is a lean source of protein, so if you want less protein, use less shrimp.

Nutrition/Macros

Nutrition Facts
Zucchini Linguine With Shrimp
Amount Per Serving
Calories 444 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 587mg196%
Sodium 2997mg125%
Potassium 713mg20%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 50g100%
Vitamin A 735IU15%
Vitamin C 49mg59%
Calcium 374mg37%
Iron 6mg33%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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