Grilled Shrimp Over Zucchini Noodles
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Grilled Shrimp Over Zucchini Noodles

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Grilled Shrimp Over Zucchini Noodles
Nutrition Info Print Recipe
  • Prep: 10 m
  • Cook: 5 m
  • Total: 15 m
  • Servings:


  • 2 cups basil thinly sliced fresh
  • 9 tbsp olive oil divided
  • 1/3 cup almonds toasted, sliced, divided
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 shallot coarsely chopped
  • 1 lemon zested
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 lb shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 5 zucchini
  • salt
  • pepper


  1. Blend basil, 1/2 cup olive oil, 1/4 cup almonds, vinegar, shallot, garlic, lemon zest, and red pepper flakes in a blender until lemon basil dressing is smooth.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat; saute shrimp until cooked through and pink, 2 to 4 minutes. Remove skillet from heat and mix shrimp with 2 tablespoons dressing in a bowl.
  3. Run zucchini through a spiralizer to create spaghetti-size noodle shapes. Add to skillet; cook and stir over medium heat until zucchini noodles are tender, 1 to 2 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons lemon basil dressing and toss to coat. Remove skillet from heat.
  4. Arrange shrimp on top of zucchini noodles; season with salt and black pepper. Top with remaining almonds.
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