Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Scampi

Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Scampi

DinnerLow CarbKetoDairy FreeLunchEgg FreeSoy Free
Star Rating
Total Time
45 min


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Spaghetti Squash

1 small Spaghetti squash (~2 lb)
1 tablespoon Olive oil
Sea salt
Black pepper

Paleo Shrimp Scampi

4 tablespoons Ghee (divided)
1 tablespoon Olive oil
4 cloves Garlic (minced)
1/4 teaspoon Red pepper flakes
1 lb Shrimp (peeled and deveined)
1 tablespoon Lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon Lemon zest
2 tablespoons Fresh parsley (minced)


1. Preheat oven to 375¬į 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.
2. In a large skillet heat 3 tablespoons of ghee with the olive oil over medium high heat.
3. 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.
4. Stir in the lemon juice, zest, and parsley. Season with salt to your tastes.
5. To serve scrape the squash strands into a pile of "pasta" in the squash shells and top with the shrimp scampi mixture.