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Spicy Shrimp Over Zoodles Smothered in Cilantro Avocado Sauce


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Spicy Shrimp Over Zoodles Smothered in Cilantro Avocado Sauce
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Serves: 2
  • 12-14 shrimp (thawed and rinsed, if frozen)
  • 2 medium zucchinis
  • 1.5 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ lime
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • ¼ tsp ground pepper
  • Cilantro avocado sauce
    1.5 cup fresh cilantro
    1/4 cup olive oil
    1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
    1 large avocado
    2 small limes, juiced
    1 tbsp minced garlic
    1/4 tsp sea salt
    1/4 tsp ground pepper
    Few shakes chili powder, if desired
    2 tbsp water
  1. Spiralize zucchini and set aside.
  2. Combine ingredients to make cilantro avocado sauce in a food processor or blender and pulse until it reaches a smoothie consistency. Refrigerate once done.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil on medium heat, then add shrimp and squeeze ½ lime over the top and season with red pepper flakes and ground pepper. Cook 3-5 minutes on either side.
  4. SautΓ© zoodles in a separate pan with very little oil (1/4 tsp). Use tongs to toss for 2-3 minutes or until slightly tender.
  5. Plate the zoodles with shrimp and top with sauce


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  • Reply
    February 12, 2017 at 4:02 am

    Hi Rachel, HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Thank you for inspiring myself and others to live a balanced life – fueled by whole foods.

    Loving this recipe…zucchini AND cilantro avo sauce?! What a dream. #theinspiralizer

    • Reply
      February 12, 2017 at 4:03 am

      Rachael** Autocorrect πŸ™‚

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