Craving for something creamy? How about trying this Keto Zucchini and Shrimp Scampi that will make you hungry for more. It’s a great way to incorporate veggies into your dish.
This meal includes zucchini which has been grated and transformed into something wonderful. It’s like zoodles but thinner and shorter. Nonetheless, it’s still as delicious. The preparation is pretty easy and the ingredients aren’t hard to find so most likely, you already have it in your pantry.
Zucchini is one of the low carb vegetables that will appear on top of the list when speaking about the keto diet. It is also rich in vitamin C, vitamin A, calcium, and it has a good amount of potassium as well. According to the American Heart Association, potassium can help control blood pressure because it lessens the harmful effects of salt in the body.
With these few benefits mentioned, zucchini will surely be one of your favorite vegetables from now on. Then combine this veggie with shrimp, the result is undoubtedly good!
This recipe is a sure winner! Keto Zucchini and Shrimp Scampi can definitely turn a bad day, into a good one!
Preparation time: 20 minutes
- 1 Tbsp Butter
- 1 Garlic Clove, chopped
- 100 grams Shrimps, shelled
- 1 tsp Parsley, chopped
- Salt and pepper
- Red pepper flakes
- ½ cup Heavy Cream
- 2 tsp Lemon juice
- 1 Zucchini, grated
- Prepare all the ingredients.
2. Grate the zucchini.
3. Heat a pan and melt butter.
4. Add and saute garlic until fragrant.
5. Add shrimps and cook until pink.
6. Season with salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, and parsley.
7. Add heavy cream.
8. Drizzle with lemon juice and mix until well combined.
9. Lastly, add zucchini. Stir and cook for 2-3 minutes.
10. Transfer on a plate and serve.
Energy – 618 kcal
Protein – 26.9g
Fat – 51.2g
Carbohydrates – 12.4g
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