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Mediterranean Shrimp and Zoodles (one-pan!)

Dive into a beautiful blend of flavors with this Mediterranean shrimp and zoodles dish! This Mediterranean shrimp and zucchini spiral zoodles are super easy to throw together, and all in one pan!

pan with creamy zucchini topped with Mediterranean shrimp
so creamy and rich

Full of low-carb flavor, this recipe is bursting with flavor. It’s the easiest one-pan dinner that’s sure to please the whole family!

Ingredients

For this recipe, you’ll need the following ingredients.

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Instructions

  1. wash zucchini and wipe with a damp paper towel

2. spiralize zucchini using a spiralizer. Pat dry any moisture on the zucchini.

3. Cook butter, spices, or sauce, then add in shrimp.

4. Add some feta cheese, shredded parmesan or pecorino Romano cheese atop my zoodles.

Mediterranean shrimp with zucchini spirals in a cast iron skillet on a striped napkin

FAQ

Is this dish spicy?

The sauce can be a tad spicy. If you prefer a milder dish, omit the red pepper flakes.

What to serve with zoodles and shrimp?

A Greek salad is a delicious addition to this shrimp dish.

How to keep my cream sauce thick?

Remove any excess moisture from the shrimp and zucchini noodles prior to adding them in sauce. Remove excess moisture with a dry paper towl.

close up of shrimp with creamy zucchini and spices
so thick and creamy

Substitutions

You can use steak, prawns, extra veggies or chicken with zoodles instead of shrimp. And, if you’re looking for an Italian-inspired dish, try our zucchini pasta or Keto Vegetable Stir fry (+noodles!).

shrimp and zoodles in a dish with a fork
full of Mediterranean flavors

Inspired by Mediterranean spices

Some common Mediterranean spices include thyme, garlic, red pepper flakes, parmesan, oregano and more.

Creamy Keto Mediterranean Shrimp and Zoodles

A creamy mediterranean shrimp and zoodle recipe in less than 30 minutes. Keto and low carb-friendly, easy, one pan meal with a kick.
4.55 from 22 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: keto, low carb, one pot, zoodles, zucchini noodles
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 381kcal
Author: Amber @ Low Carb Quick

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400º F. Butter a cast iron skillet and add zoodles and shrimp.
  • In small saucepan, mix spices, cream cheese, butter, and half & half on low-med heat. Stir frequently.
  • Bake zoodles and shrimp for 5-8 minutes. Remove and add sauce to shrimp and zoodles. Stir, add parmesan and bake for another 10 minutes. Serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 381kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 31.8g | Fat: 21.9g | Saturated Fat: 12.8g | Sodium: 434mg | Fiber: 4.2g

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Carol Jean

Saturday 6th of March 2021

Cut all spices in half. Used 3 zucchini spiraled. Added more whipping cream, butter, and chicken broth to thin sauce, as well as 6 Oz. Cream cheese, 3 T. Tomato paste. 1 1/2 lb. shrimp. Everyone loved the dish!!!!

lowcarbquick

Monday 8th of March 2021

Thanks Carol! I will take your advice and definitely try it this way too. Glad the family enjoyed it :) - Amber

Janelle

Thursday 4th of June 2020

Wow! Great favor and beautiful dish!! Served pan fried tortillas, lightly butter, with it and a tomato and cucumber salad. Perfect impressive lunch!

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