This cilantro lime shrimp with zucchini noodles is simply drool worthy. Lime and cilantro combo makes for a flavoursome dish that tastes like restaurant quality, while only taking minutes to prepare! A perfect low-carb option when you’re looking for a quick healthy dinner that’s packed with flavour.
450g Shrimp, Shelled and Deveined
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
4 Cloves Garlic, Minced
1 Pinch of Red Pepper Flakes (optional)
1/4 Cup Vegetable Broth
1 Teaspoon Honey
Juice of 1 1/2 Lime
3 medium Zucchini, Spiralized or cut into noodles
Salt and Pepper to taste
1 teaspoon Lime Zest
2 tablespoons Cilantro, chopped
1. In a bowl, combine 2 tablespoons olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, 1 tablespoon cilantro, honey, lime juice and lime zest. Add uncooked shrimp and toss to mix well. Marinate for 15 to 20 minutes.
2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat, add the drained shrimp, cook for 2 minutes, flip, and add the marinade. Cook for 1 more minute and set the shrimp aside.
3. In the same skillet add vegetable broth to deglaze and simmer for 2 minutes. Add the zucchini noodles and cook until just tender, about 2 minutes. Add the shrimp and adjust seasoning. Toss everything and serve immediately topped with additional cilantro, enjoy!