Low-Carb Shrimp Scampi

Low-Carb Shrimp Scampi


This content originally appeared on TCOYD: Taking Control of Your Diabetes. Republished with permission.

Looking for a buttery, lemony low-carb take on traditional Shrimp Scampi that takes 25 minutes to make, start to finish? Look no further than this That’s Low Carb? recipe featured in TCOYD: Taking Control of Your Diabetes earlier this year.

Low-Carb Shrimp Scampi

If you’re a shrimp-scampi lover you might be missing all that pasta that generally goes with scampi. This Low-carb Shrimp Scampi recipe is a delicious replacement that will leave you happily satisfied.

Calories 330 kcal per serving

Ingredients

  • 2 (12 oz) bags riced cauliflower, fresh or frozen
  • 1 pound cooked shrimp
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 medium lemon (zest and juice)
  • 1 tbsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, saute the cauliflower and shrimp in the olive oil until the cauliflower is cooked. If your shrimp are on the well-done side, then get the cauliflower started first, adding the shrimp only to warm them up.

  2. Stir in the remaining ingredients and season with salt and pepper to taste after cooking.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data below is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts

Low-Carb Shrimp Scampi

Amount Per Serving (0.25 g)

Calories 330 Calories from Fat 171

% Daily Value*

Fat 19g29%

Saturated Fat 14g88%

Cholesterol 296mg99%

Sodium 1115mg48%

Potassium 461mg13%

Carbohydrates 9g3%

Fiber 4g17%

Sugar 4g4%

Protein 31g62%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Low-Carb Shrimp Scampi Recipe

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