This elegant and scrumptious Creamy Shrimp and Zucchini Skillet is a restaurant-worthy dish, made in 30 minutes. Keto friendly.

SHRIMP AND ZUCCHINI SKILLET

Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: shrimp and zucchini dinner
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 422kcal
Author: Tania Sheff
This elegant and scrumptious Creamy Shrimp and Zucchini Skillet is a restaurant-worthy dish, made in 30 minutes. Keto friendly.
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs. small peeled, and deveined shrimp
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. butter divided
  • 1 tsp. Cajun seasoning
  • 1 1/2 lbs. zucchini cubed
  • 1/2 cup white wine to deglaze the skillet
  • 8 oz. roasted bell peppers chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream or Half & Half
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  • 2 tbsp. chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil, 1 tablespoon of butter, the shrimp and Cajun seasoning. Cook for about 4-5 minutes, or until cooked through. Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
  • To the same skillet, add the remaining 1 tablespoon of butter, zucchini, and wine. Stir, and cook until wine evaporates, about 5-6 minutes.
  • Add the roasted peppers and garlic. Cook for about 3-4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Return the shrimp to the skillet. Add the heavy cream, Parmesan, and parsley. Stir everything well, and cook for another 3-4 minutes.

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Nutrition

Calories: 422kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 466mg | Sodium: 2374mg | Potassium: 817mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2265IU | Vitamin C: 74.6mg | Calcium: 487mg | Iron: 5.6mg