Zucchini Noodle Shrimp Scampi

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pounds zucchini
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1shallot, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup white wine
  • ½lemon, 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)
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Make zucchini noodles using a spiralizer or julienne peeler.

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  • Step 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.

  • Step 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.

  • Cook's Note:

    Substitute yellow squash for the zucchini if preferred.

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