Garlic Shrimp and Scrambled Eggs with Zucchini Noodles

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Garlic Shrimp and Scrambled Eggs with Zucchini Noodles

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Inspired by Shanghai egg and shrimp stirfry, this shrimp and scrambled egg dish is accompanied by extra garlic to add flavor. The zucchini noodles keep you full longer. 
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 16 minutes
Course: Brunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Anna&Alex, Chinese
Keyword: 10 ingredients or less, comfort, family-friendly, noodles, stir-fry
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 321kcal
Author: Anna Rider

Equipment

  • Spiralizer
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Chopping Board
  • Knife
  • Frying Pan
  • Spatula

Ingredients

  • 1 Large (1 Large) Zucchini
  • 3 (3 ) Eggs
  • 5 cloves (5 cloves) Garlic
  • 1.5 cup (192 g) Shrimp, Defrosted, peeled, deveined
  • 1.5 tablespoon (1.5 tablespoon) Canola oil
  • Salt

Instructions

  • Use a spiralizer to spiralize the zucchini into spaghetti-like noodles.
    Close up look of a spiralizer as it makes zucchini noodlesPin
  • Zap the zucchini noodles in the microwave for 1 minute on high. 
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  • Beat eggs in a bowl. 
    Garlic Shrimp and Scrambled Eggs with Zucchini Noodles-beat eggsPin
  • Roughly chop the garlic.
    Garlic Shrimp and Scrambled Eggs with Zucchini Noodles-chop garlicPin
  • Chop shrimp into halves. Skip this step if you're short on time. 
    Garlic Shrimp and Scrambled Eggs with Zucchini Noodles-chop shrimpPin
  • Add canola oil to a hot skillet on high heat.
    Garlic Shrimp and Scrambled Eggs with Zucchini Noodles- hot oil in skilletPin
  • Add the eggs to the skillet.
    Garlic Shrimp and Scrambled Eggs with Zucchini Noodles-add eggs to skilletPin
  • Move the eggs around skillet by pushing the edges to the middle. Allow the runny egg to flow to the edge of the pan. Continue to flip the egg to avoid overcooking. Remove the egg from the skillet before the egg is browned. Set aside.
    Garlic Shrimp and Scrambled Eggs with Zucchini Noodles-move eggs around skilletPin
  • Add garlic to skillet. Toss in the hot skillet.
    Garlic Shrimp and Scrambled Eggs with Zucchini Noodles- add garlic to skilletPin
  • Add shrimp to the skillet. Toss and cook the shrimp until pink, about 2 minutes.
    Garlic Shrimp and Scrambled Eggs with Zucchini Noodles-add shrimp to skilletPin
  • Add the zucchini noodles to the skillet. Toss the noodles and shrimp together.
    Garlic Shrimp and Scrambled Eggs with Zucchini Noodles-add zucchini noodles to skilletPin
  • Add the eggs back to the skillet. Use the spatula to break apart the eggs into large chunks. 
    Garlic Shrimp and Scrambled Eggs with Zucchini Noodles-add eggsPin
  • Mix together in the skillet and sprinkle salt. Season to your taste. 
  • Garnish with green onions or chives. Enjoy your garlic shrimp and scrambled eggs!
    Finished dish of Garlic Shrimp and Scrambled Eggs with Zucchini NoodlesPin

Nutrition

Calories: 321kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 487mg | Sodium: 853mg | Potassium: 619mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 680IU | Vitamin C: 35.1mg | Calcium: 216mg | Iron: 3.9mg
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About Anna Rider

Hi! I'm Anna, a food writer who documents kitchen experiments on GarlicDelight.com with the help of my physicist and taste-testing husband, Alex. I have an insatiable appetite for noodles 🍜 and believe in "improv cooking".

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