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Diabetes Bites - curated collection of recipes for type 1 & type 2 diabetes

A curated collection of recipes for type 1 and type 2 diabetes by a diabetes educator and nutritionist, complete with nutritional information.

Tequila Lime Shrimp Zoodles

Original Recipe: tasteofhome.com

INGREDIENTS:

  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup tequila
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp (31-40 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • 2 medium zucchini, spiralized (about 6 cups)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • Additional grated lime zest

          DIRECTIONS:

            1. In a large cast-iron or other heavy skillet, heat 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Add shallot and garlic; cook 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in tequila, lime zest and lime juice. Cook over medium heat until liquid is almost evaporated, 2-3 minutes.

            2. Add olive oil and remaining butter; stir in shrimp and zucchini. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook and stir until shrimp begin to turn pink and zucchini is crisp-tender, 4-5 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley and additional lime zest.

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