May 31, 2017

Shrimp Scampi Spaghetti Squash Boats

*It's been awhile since I wrote a favorite recipe down. Here is what I made tonight and it was VERY good!!!*


ingredients

    spaghetti squash

    • 1 small spaghetti squash
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • Salt and pepper

    shrimp scampi

    • 4 tablespoons ghee, divided
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 4 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
    • 3/4 lb shrimp, shelled and deveined
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • Zest of 1/2 lemon
    • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, minced

    instructions


  • Preheat oven to 375° F. Cut squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds. Drizzle with olive oil and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Place cut side down on a baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes.

  • In a large skillet heat 3 tablespoons of ghee with the olive oil over medium high heat.

  • Add in the garlic and red pepper flakes and 
  • cook 30 seconds until fragrant. Add in the shrimp and cook 2-3 minutes per side until pink and cooked through.

  • Stir in the lemon juice, zest, and parsley. 

  • Season with salt to your tastes.

  • To serve scrape the squash strands into a pile of "pasta" in the squash shells and top with the shrimp scampi mixture.
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