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Healthy Shrimp Scampi Recipe with Zucchini Noodles

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This healthy shrimp scampi recipe made with butter, garlic and shrimp is ready in about 20 minutes. Serve over a bed of zucchini noodles for a quick, easy and healthy dinner.

Make a healthy and easy dinner recipe with just shrimp, butter, garlic and few seasonings!

My family has a deep love for shell fish and butter. My daughter recently drew out plans to create a machine that would make her all the crab legs and melted butter she could eat. We have a running joke regarding my husband’s love of all things lobster.  I usually pick up bags of frozen shrimp whenever they are on sale. Shrimp makes for a super quick and easy dinner because it thaws and cooks so quickly.

European Butter

The stars of this recipe are the butter, garlic and shrimp. I’m somewhat of a butter snob. I’m super picky about the brands we use. I figure if I’m going to eat butter, it better be really delicious. This was my first time cooking with Finlandia butter.  Finlandia Butter provides authentic flavor still made the old fashioned way.


This recipe is super quick and simple to make.  A mandoline to make zucchini noodles makes it even quicker!

shrimp scampi with wine

Can you see all that garlic?! The butter sauce is pooled down below the zucchini noodles. Yum! This is such an easy and delicious meal. You have your meat, veggies and then serve with bread and butter on the side for a family dinner everyone will love.

Healthy Shrimp Scampi Recipe with Zucchini Noodles

Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles

Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 5 Tablespoons Finlandia salted butter
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 1 pound shrimp, deveined and peeled.
  • A splash (about 1 Tablespoon) dry white wine
  • 3 drops lemon essential oil
  • A pinch of hot pepper flakes
  • Parsley flakes
  • Zucchini noodles


  1. Heat a large frying pan over medium. You want to keep the pan fairly hot, but not too hot so that the butter or garlic gets browned.
  2. Melt butter in the pan over medium to medium low heat. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Be careful that it doesn't burn.
  3. Add shrimp to the pan and stir to coat in the butter and garlic. Cook until it just turns pink, about 4-5 minutes.
  4. When the shrimp is pink, stir in white wine. Stir and cook for 2 minutes. Remove pan from heat.
  5. Stir in lemon oil, pepper flakes and parsley.
  6. Serve over zucchini noodles.


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  • Melanie
    April 15, 2016

    YUM! This is a common meal in my family!

  • Theresa
    April 30, 2015

    Looks yummy! Thanks for sharing at the Inspiration Spotlight Party. Pinned & shared. Hope to see you again soon.

  • Diane
    April 28, 2015

    This looks so good! i have never had zoodles but i am warming up to the idea!
    Thanks so much for linking up at #Purebloglove link party! The party starts every Thursday night at 8 p.m. est! It runs through the week end. I’m hosting at Can’t wait to see what you bring next Thursday. We love your ideas!

  • All that's Jas
    April 26, 2015

    I love “zoodles”! That looks so good. Thanks for sharing at Thursday Favorite Things. I hope you will join us again this Thursday!

  • Lou Lou Girls
    April 26, 2015

    This looks so incredible! I’m always so amazed by your talent. Pinned and tweeted. Please join us on Monday at 7 pm and party with us! It is so super fun to see what you have been working on! Lou Lou Girls

  • Amanda
    April 24, 2015

    Zucchini noodles sound SO good! I’ve got to try this! Thanks so much for sharing this at Motivational Monday! We hope to see you again on Sunday. Happy weekend! 🙂

  • Kyla
    April 24, 2015

    I’ve never had zucchini noodles before and have always wanted to try them. Off to that recipe now! Thanks for sharing!

  • Kristin
    April 23, 2015

    MMmmmm. This sounds delicious! I can’t wait to get a spiralizer. I need zoodles in my life.