Zucchini Noodle Shrimp Scampi


We love shrimp scampi, but have decided to cut back where we can on heavy carbs. This is the perfect solution! I will be swapping out pasta for veggie noodles quite frequently now!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
4 servings


  • 1 ½ pounds zucchini

  • ¼ cup unsalted butter

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 shallot, minced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ cup white wine

  • ½ lemon, juiced

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, or to taste

  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, or to taste (Optional)


  1. Make zucchini noodles using a spiralizer or julienne peeler.

  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Pour in olive oil. Add shallot; cook and stir until tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Add minced garlic; cook until golden, about 2 minutes. Stir in wine and lemon juice; cook until sauce is reduced by almost half, about 3 minutes. Add shrimp, salt, and black pepper. Cook until shrimp turn pink, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer shrimp to serving plate.

  3. Stir zucchini noodles into skillet. Season with salt and black pepper. Cook until noodles are tender, 4 to 6 minutes. Return shrimp to the skillet. Stir in parsley and Parmesan cheese before serving.

    a low angle close-up view of zucchini noodle shrimp in a skillet on the stovetop.

Cook's Note:

Substitute yellow squash for the zucchini if preferred.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

325 Calories
20g Fat
9g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 325
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 205mg 68%
Sodium 298mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 35mg 175%
Calcium 104mg 8%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 694mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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