Sesame Shrimp and Veggies

Why order take-out when you can make this at home. Delicious Asian flavors without the carbs, inflammatory oils and calories from traditional take-out. Enjoy the flavors without the guilt!

 

PREP TIME:

15 minutes

PREP NOTES:

Cooking time:

20 minutes

YIELDS:

4 servings

INGREDIENTS:

For the Coconut Amino Sauce

1/3 cup coconut aminos
2 teaspoons garlic, minced
½ teaspoon liquid stevia
1 Tablespoon chili paste

1 teaspoon fish sauce
1 Tablespoon ginger, minced
2 teaspoon sesame oil

For the Noodles

2 medium zucchini

1 teaspoon sesame oil
sea salt and black pepper

For the Shrimp and Veggies

1 teaspoon olive oil
12 oz large shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 cups white mushrooms, sliced
1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
1 small onion, diced
1 carrot, grated
2 Tablespoons fresh cilantro, minced

DIRECTIONS:

  • For the Sauce
    1. In a medium sized bowl, whisk ingredients until fully combined.

    For the Noodles

    1. Spiralize the zucchini to create long, thin ‘noodles’. Toss in sesame oil, salt and pepper.

    For the Shrimp, Veggies and ‘Noodles’

    1. Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add 1 teaspoon of olive oil, 2 Tablespoons of the coconut amino sauce and the shrimp. Cook for 3-4 minutes, until pink. Transfer the shrimp to a plate and set aside.
    2. Add the mushrooms, bell peppers, onion and carrot to the skillet and cook until tender, about 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
    3. Add the ‘noodles’ and remaining coconut amino sauce back into the skillet and stir. Sauté for 2-3 minutes to lightly cook the ‘noodles’. Then, add the shrimp and stir until fully combined.
    4. Remove from heat, garnish with cilantro and serve immediately.

Add salt and pepper to taste and enjoy!

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