Sriracha Shrimp Over Zucchini Noodles

INGREDIENTS:

3 medium zucchini
1 tsp. salt
1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails on
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 shallot, finely sliced
2 Tbsp. sriracha sauce
1 Tbsp. tomato paste
1 tsp. brown sugar
2 Tbsp. butter
salt and pepper
INSTRUCTIONS:

Spiralize zucchini. Lay the zucchini noodles out on paper towels and sprinkle with about 1 teaspoon of salt.

Bring a large pot of water to a boil.

In a small bowl, mix the Sriracha, tomato paste, brown sugar, salt and pepper. 

Warm the olive oil in a large skillet. Saute the shallots until just translucent and stir in the Sriracha mixture. Add in the shrimp and saute for a few minutes until barely pink).

Boil zucchini noodles for 1 minute, reserve 1 cup of the water and drain water and noodles right away.


Stir butter into shrimp mixture and ⅓ cup (or more) of reserved water. Stir until the butter has just melted and creates a sauce. Place the shrimp and sauce on top of the zucchini noodles and serve.

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