Paleo Shrimp Scampi

paleo shrimp scampi

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This Paleo Shrimp Scampi is made with just five ingredients and is ready in 15 minutes. Light and refreshing, it’s the perfect summer dinner!


  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/21 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound raw shrimp (peeled & deveined)
  • 2 medium zucchini (about 1 pound)
  • 23 tbsp fresh parsley + squeeze of lemon (optional)


  1. Spiralize zucchini and set aside.
  2. Heat butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add garlic, onion and spices and saute for 5-7 minutes.
  4. Add shrimp and cook 3-4 minutes.
  5. Add zoodles to pan, stir to combine and cook 2-3 minutes to heat through.
  6. Stir in fresh parsley and lemon juice if using and serve


Optional- for more flavor you could add a little bit of white wine to the pan while cooking the onion mixture and top with grated parmesan cheese.