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Zucchini Noodle Stir Fry with Shrimp

Zucchini Stir Fry with Shrimp

This Zucchini Noodle Stir Fry with Shrimp is a great low carb, full of flavor dinner.  I used peanut butter powder in the sauce to lower the fat and the zucchini noodles to lower the carbs.  {gluten free, low carb}
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 238kcal
Author: Karen Kelly

Ingredients

  • ¾ lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoon peanut butter powder
  • 3 tablespoon tamari (or soy sauce if not gluten free)
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha sauce
  • 2 teaspoon brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ginger
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 16 oz package of zucchini noodles
  • 2 carrots, julienned
  • 3 tablespoon chopped peanuts
  • ¼ cup fresh mint, optional

Instructions

  • In a small bowl mix lime juice, peanut butter powder, tamari, sriracha sauce, brown sugar, ginger, and cornstarch.  Whisk well until there are no lumps.
  • Heat one tablespoon of sesame oil over medium-high heat.  Add shrimp and cook 4-5 minutes until shrimp are opaque and bright pink.  Remove from pan.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of sesame oil to pan and add carrots.  Saute for two minutes and add zucchini noodles and sauce.  Stir and cook for 4-5 minutes.  Be sure to cover noodles in sauce.
  •  Add shrimp back to pan and fresh mint, if using. Stir for another minute. 
  • Serve with fresh mint and chopped peanuts.  

Notes

WW Smart Points - 6

Nutrition

Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 214mg | Sodium: 1494mg | Potassium: 266mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 5215IU | Vitamin C: 8.2mg | Calcium: 151mg | Iron: 2.7mg
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