shrimp w/shredded zucchini

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

the zucchini makes a perfect "bed" for the shrimp. yellow squash can also be used, or you can use a combo of both. this has true eye appeal

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. shred zucchini with manual shredder or in processor, lengthwise.
  2. layer in a colander and sprinkle with salt while you prepare the shrimp.
  3. rinse zucchini and drain well.
  4. in a skillet melt 2 tbsp butter and 1 tbsp oil, add zucchini and cook 3 minutes,add salt& pepper, remove and set aside.
  5. melt remaining butter and oil, add shrimp and garlic, cook until shrimp turns pink, 3 minutes.
  6. add broth, bring to a boil, add red pepper and parsley, cook 1 minute more.
  7. serve shrimp over zucchini.


Most Helpful

i used 1 lb shrimp and 1 lb bay scallops and doubled the sauce ingredients, except for the parsley. this dish was fantastic. a definite keeper, especially for a low carb diet. i would have loved this over pasta or rice but the sauteed zucchini made me feel full and satisfied.

BoxO'Wine March 24, 2004

This dish is simply beautiful :-) I love the presentation of the shrimp over the zucchini. The red pepper flakes are a wonderful touch to this dish as well. I used 4 lg. cloves of garlic lol :-) Delicious!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks chia!

love4culinary May 28, 2003

Love this low carb meal. Easy and delicious!

Dine & Dish August 28, 2009

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