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blackened lemon shrimp with zucchini noodles in a cast iron skillet

Blackened Lemon Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles

  • Author: Jennifer
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


If you’re needing a #lowcarb option, this blackened lemon shrimp with zucchini noodles is a great option! #zoodles #FBPrecipe #lemon #shrimp


  • 12 oz large pre-cooked shrimp (thawed)
  • 3 zucchinis
  • 1 1/2 tbsp cajun seasoning
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese


  1. Heat a 12 in. cast iron skillet over medium-high heat, add 2 tbsp. of butter. Once the butter is melted, add the thawed, pre-cooked shrimp and season with cajun seasoning. Cook for 10-15 minutes or until the shrimp surface turns golden brown. 
  2. Using a spiralizer, spiralize the zucchinis into zoodles. Set aside. 
  3. Transfer shrimp from skillet to a plate and set aside. Add 1 tbsp. of butter, minced garlic, and lemon juice to the skillet. Heat for about 1 minute, then add in the zoodles and gently toss the zoodles to coat with the sauce. Cook for about 1-2 minutes. 
  4. Add the shrimp back to the pan with the zoodles. Gently toss together then remove from heat. Top with lemon zest and parmesan cheese. Serve immediately. 
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 0
  • Sugar: 0
  • Sodium: 0
  • Fat: 0
  • Saturated Fat: 0
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 0
  • Fiber: 0
  • Protein: 0
  • Cholesterol: 0