Cilantro Lime Shrimp w/ Zucchini Noodles

Cilantro Lime Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles

Cilantro Lime Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles

This cilantro lime shrimp with zucchini noodles is simply drool worthy. Lime and cilantro combo makes for a full-flavored dish that tastes like restaurant quality, while only taking minutes to prepare! A perfect low-carb option when you’re looking for a quick, light dinner that’s packed with flavor!

Ingredients list for the Cilantro Lime Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles

1 lb (450g) shrimp, shelled and deveined
2 + 1 tablespoons olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 pinch red pepper flakes (optional)
1/4 cup vegetable broth
1 teaspoon honey
Juice of 1 1/2 lime
3 medium zucchini, spiralized or cut into noodles
Salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
1 teaspoon lime zest
2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped

Directions

1. In a bowl, combine 2 tablespoons olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, 1 tablespoon cilantro, honey, lime juice and lime zest. Add uncooked shrimp and toss to mix well. Marinate for 15 to 20 minutes.

2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat, add the drained shrimp, cook for 2 minutes, flip, and add the marinade. Cook for 1 more minute and set the shrimp aside.

3. In the same skillet add vegetable broth to deglaze and simmer for 2 minutes. Add the zucchini noodles and cook until just tender, about 2 minutes. Add the shrimp and adjust seasoning. Toss everything and serve immediately topped with additional cilantro, enjoy!

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Cilantro Lime Shrimp w/ Zucchini Noodles
This cilantro lime shrimp with zucchini noodles is simply drool worthy. Lime and cilantro combo makes for a full-flavored dish that tastes like restaurant quality, while only taking minutes to prepare! A perfect low-carb option when you’re looking for a quick, light dinner that’s packed with flavor
Prep Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Servings
People
Ingredients
Prep Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Servings
People
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, combine 2 tablespoons olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, 1 tablespoon cilantro, honey, lime juice and lime zest.
  2. Add uncooked shrimp and toss to mix well. Marinate for 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat, add the drained shrimp, cook for 2 minutes, flip, and add the marinade.
  4. Cook for 1 more minute and set the shrimp aside.
  5. In the same skillet add vegetable broth to deglaze and simmer for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the zucchini noodles and cook until just tender, about 2 minutes.
  7. Add the shrimp and adjust seasoning.
  8. Toss everything and serve immediately topped with additional cilantro, enjoy!
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