Lemon Garlic Shrimp with zucchini Zoodles


One of my more successful recipes for the HCG diet. To stay on protocol, skip the oil and butter and sub chicken broth. A quick and easy recipe that can come together on a weeknight! Delicious!


Ingredients


4 medium sized zucchini 

1 lb of shrimp

1-2 cloves of garlic, minced


2 T butter (can sub with 1/4 cup chicken broth for HCG P2)

2 T olive oil (can sub with 1/4 cup chicken broth for HCG P2)

juice of one large lemon


onion powder

garlic powder

salt and pepper to taste

old bay seasoning


Instructions


Zoodle the zucchini and add it to a frying pan along with a splash of olive oil (or broth).

Saute for about 5-7 minutes on medium. It is done when it is still a bit “firm”.

Set aside. (preferably on paper towels to absorb any excess moisture)

Add the fresh shrimp to pan saute with a little butter on medium until just done. Season with salt, pepper, onion and garlic powder.

Set aside.

Add 2 T butter to the pan along with the garlic.

Saute for 1-2 minutes.

Add the shrimp and zoodles back to the pan and squeeze the juice of one lemon over top. Sprinkle with Old Bay Seasoning.

Toss and heat for 1-2 minutes.