Healthy Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles

Healthy Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles. Easy, low-carb version of the classic shrimp pasta dish that's flavorful, quick to make, and so delicious!

Healthy Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles

Ingredients
  1.  1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  2.  1 tablespoon olive oil
  3.  1 shallot — finely chopped
  4.  4 cloves garlic — minced (about 1 1/2 tablespoons)
  5.  1 pound large shrimp — peeled and deveined with tails on (fresh or frozen and thawed)
  6.  1 teaspoon kosher salt
  7.  1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  8.  1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  9.  1/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth — or white wine
  10.  Zest of 1/2 lemon
  11.  1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  12.  1 1/2 pounds zucchini noodles — from about 4 medium zucchini
  13.  1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves
  14.  2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan

Instructions
  • Heat the butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add the shallot and cook until beginning to soften, about 3 minutes. Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds. Add the shrimp, salt, red pepper flakes, and black pepper. Sauté for 3 minutes, until the shrimp are beginning to cook but are still somewhat translucent.