Szechuan Shrimp Zucchini Noodles are among several of my delicious zucchini noodle recipes that have that pasta-like feel.
Ahhhh, remember the days when you were in your twenties and you could indulge in that giant bowl of pasta and not gain an ounce?
Then fast forward to your forties and you gain 3 pounds by just looking at that same bowl of pasta?
Well, that’s the story of my relationship with pasta anyway (sigh).
I have a very simple veggie spiralizer that’s super easy to use.
It creates gorgeous zucchini noodles in seconds.
They have fancier ones of course, but this one works for me 🙂
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How to make Szechuan Shrimp Zucchini Noodles
For this dish I started by marinating a pound of jumbo shrimp in some soy sauce and garlic.
And as the shrimp marinated I made my zucchini noodles.
Then set a skillet over medium high heat to cook the shrimp first.
A little sesame oil goes in and then the shrimp.
Just a few minutes and the shrimp are ready to go.
Remove them from the skillet and add the zucchini noodles.
They only take 3 to 4 minutes, and stir them a few times.
Next add the Szechuan sauce and the cooked shrimp to the zucchini noodles.
Toss them around for about a minute.
Serve the Szechuan Shrimp Zucchini Noodles with some chopped peanuts over top for some crunch and texture.
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Szechuan Shrimp Zucchini Noodles
Szechuan Shrimp Zucchini Noodles are a spicy way to enjoy zucchini noodles, ready in just minutes and the shrimp pair perfectly with the Szechuan sauce!
- 1 pound jumbo shrimp peeled and deveined
- 1 Tbsp soy sauce
- 1 Tbsp garlic paste or minced garlic
- 4 zucchini (mine were small in size)
- 1 Tbsp sesame or vegetable oil
- 3/4 cup Szechuan sauce (I used House of Tsang)
- Optional: chopped peanuts
Pat the shrimp dry and put them in a bowl with the soy sauce and garlic, toss until evenly combined and marinate for 5 to 10 minutes.
As the shrimp marinate, use a veggie spiralizer to make the zucchini noodles.
Set a skillet over medium high heat and add the sesame or vegetable oil. Once the oil is hot add the shrimp and cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove the shrimp and set aside.
To the same skillet over medium high heat add the zucchini noodles. Cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Put the shrimp back into the skillet and add the Szechuan sauce, toss until evenly combined for 1 more minute.
Serve with chopped peanuts sprinkled over top if desired.