Grilled Shrimp over Zucchini Noodles

Grilled Shrimp over Zucchini Noodles

Seafood Shellfish Shrimp

A great alternative to pasta!

Servings per recipe: 5
Calories per serving: 356
Preparation time: 10m
Total cooking time: 15m


  • Lemon Basil Dressing:
  • 2 cups thinly sliced fresh basil
  • 9 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/3 cup toasted sliced almonds, divided
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 shallot, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 5 zucchini
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • 1   Blend basil, 1/2 cup olive oil, 1/4 cup almonds, vinegar, shallot, garlic, lemon zest, and red pepper flakes in a blender until lemon basil dressing is smooth.
  • 2   Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat; saute shrimp until cooked through and pink, 2 to 4 minutes. Remove skillet from heat and mix shrimp with 2 tablespoons dressing in a bowl.
  • 3   Run zucchini through a spiralizer to create spaghetti-size noodle shapes. Add to skillet; cook and stir over medium heat until zucchini noodles are tender, 1 to 2 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons lemon basil dressing and toss to coat. Remove skillet from heat.
  • 4   Arrange shrimp on top of zucchini noodles; season with salt and black pepper. Top with remaining almonds.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 28.6g 44%
    Saturated Fat 4.0g  
Cholesterol 138mg 46%
Sodium 253mg 10%
Potassium 572mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 8.1g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2.4g 10%
Protein 18.4g 37%
Sugars 3g  
Vitamin A 1464IU  
Vitamin C 27mg  
Calcium 99mg  
Iron 3mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 7mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 76mg  
Folate 55mcg