Zucchini Noodles with Garlic Shrimp

Ingredients

  • 6 zucchini washed
  • 450 grams (1 lb) shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes
  • the juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley finely chopped

Instructions

  • Using a spiral slicer, cut the zucchini into noodles and place them into a colander over a bowl or in the sink.
  • Sprinkle the zucchini with salt and toss to combine. Let the zucchini sit for 15 minutes while the salt extracts the moisture.
  • Meanwhile, combine garlic, paprika, chili flakes,lemon juice, and shrimp in a bowl and mix well.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. When the pan is hot, add the shrimp and season with salt and pepper. Saute until the shrimp change color.
  • Rinse the zucchini under running water to remove the salt and dry on paper towels.
  • Add the zucchini noodles and parsley to the garlic shrimp, toss to coat and serve.
  • Enjoy!

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