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Shrimp Scampi with Zoodles

March 17, 20231 min read

YIELDS:4 serving(s)

TOTAL TIME:30 mins


  • 6 oz. linguine

  • 1 1/2 lb. peeled, deveined large shrimp

  • 4 cloves garlic, grated

  • 2 tbsp. olive oil

  • Kosher salt and pepper

  • 1 tbsp. lemon zest

  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice (from 1 to 2 large lemons)

  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes

  • 1/2 c. dry white wine

  • 1 tbsp. unsalted butter

  • 12 oz. zucchini (about 3), spiralized on the thickest setting

  • 1/4 c. flat-leaf parsley, chopped


STEP 1Cook pasta per pkg. directions. Reserve 1/4 cup cooking water, drain pasta, and return it to the pot. 

STEP 2Meanwhile, in a large bowl, toss shrimp, garlic, olive oil, 1/4 tsp salt, and 1/2 tsp pepper. Let sit at least 5 minutes. 

STEP 3Heat a large skillet on medium. Add shrimp mixture and cook until just barely opaque throughout, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate, leaving any oil in the skillet. 

STEP 4Add lemon zest and pepper flakes and cook, stirring, 30 seconds. Add wine, scraping up any browned bits, then reduce by half. Stir in lemon juice and butter, then add zucchini noodles and simmer 2 minutes. 

STEP 5Return shrimp to the skillet along with pasta and toss to combine, adding some reserved pasta water if mixture seems dry. Sprinkle with parsley.

PER SERVING: 390 calories, 12.5 g fat (3.5 g saturated fat), 30 g protein, 1,100 mg sodium, 36 g carb, 3 g fiber 

Recipe found on Women's Day

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Dr. Carolyn C Snyder

 Dr. Carolyn Snyder is a licensed clinical social worker, has a doctorate in grief psychology, and is the owner of C. Snyder Counseling & Wellness. She is trained in psychology, hypnotherapy, mindfulness meditation, Qi Gong Healing, Shamanic Energy Work, mental health integrative medicine, health coaching, and much more. She firmly believes in the Mind, Body, Spirit connection and feels that all three areas of oneself must be in balance for happiness and a fulfilling life. In her work with clients, she strives to help them connect with their spirituality and live their life purpose. She believes that when we are living authentically and in alignment with our values, we can create an abundant life full of joy and satisfaction. 

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