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Skinny Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles

Yield: 2-4 SERVINGS
Prep Time: 20 MIN
Cook Time: 10 MIN

INGREDIENTS:
2 tbsp olive oil
1 lb jumbo shrimp, shelled and deveined
1 tbsp minced garlic
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
1/4 cup white wine
2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 medium zucchini, cut into noodles (See Kelly’s Notes)
Chopped parsley, for garnish

Place a large sauté pan over medium-low heat. Add the olive oil and heat it for 1 minute. Add the garlic and crushed red pepper flakes and cook them for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

Add the shrimp to the pan and cook them, stirring as needed, until they are cooked throughout and pink on all sides, about 3 minutes. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper and then using a slotted spoon, transfer them to a bowl, leaving any liquid in the pan.

Increase the heat to medium. Add the white wine and lemon juice to the pan. Using a wooden spoon, scrape any brown bits from the bottom of the pan, cooking the wine and lemon juice for 2 minutes. Add the zucchini noodles and cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes. Return the shrimp to the pan and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper, garish with parsley and serve immediately.