Tequila Lime Shrimp Zoodles

is a simple, fresh and flavorful way to prepare shrimp. When making this recipe, your top priority is to avoid overcooking.

This easy shrimp recipe is ready super-fast, and the recipe’s flavor combination is incredibly fresh and flavorful.

This is one of my favorite weeknight dinners, and also one of my favorite ways to prepare shrimp.

This tangy shrimp is a smart way to cut carbs without sacrificing flavor. If you don’t have a spiralizer, use thinly julienned zucchini to get a similar effect.



  1. In a large cast-iron or other heavy skillet, heat 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Add shallot and garlic; cook 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat
  2. stir in tequila, lime zest and lime juice. Cook over medium heat until liquid is almost evaporated, 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add olive oil and remaining butter; stir in shrimp and zucchini. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook and stir until shrimp begin to turn pink and zucchini is crisp-tender, 4-5 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley and additional lime zest.

Nutrition Facts:

1-1/4 cups: 246 calories, 14g fat (6g saturated fat), 161mg cholesterol, 510mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 20g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 3 fat, 1 vegetable. 

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