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Top view of teriyaki shrimp with zucchini noodles in a stainless steel pan on a grey background with chopsticks

Teriyaki Shrimp

One Pan Teriyaki Shrimp Zoodles {Zucchini Noodles} makes a great easy weeknight meal! Best of all, it takes about 30 minutes to make in just one pot and is much healthier and better than takeout! 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword homemade take out recipe, shrimp, teriyaki, zoodles recipe, zucchini noodles recipe
Prep Time 14 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 191 kcal
Author Kelly



  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos (may sub with tamari or low sodium soy sauce if not paleo / Whole30)
  • 2-3 tablespoons sweetener of choice (coconut sugar, honey, monk fruit sweetener - sub with applejuice for Whole30)
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar (may sub with rice wine vinegar if not paleo / Whole30)
  • 1/4 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon arrowroot starch (OR 1/2 tsp xanthan gum for low carb / keto)
  • Fine sea salt, black pepper and red chili flakes to taste; optional


  • 12-13 large raw shrimp , peeled and deveined (thaw if using frozen)
  • 2-3 tablespoons avocado oil
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh pineapple (may sub with chopped bell pepper for low carb / keto)
  • 4-5 medium zucchini cut into noodles using a spiralizer or a vegetable peeler

Optional for Garnish:

For Meal Prep:


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the aminos, sweetener of choice, vinegar, sesame oil, garlic, ginger, arrowroot starch and salt & pepper, to taste.

    Top view of chow mein stir fry sauce
  2. In a large bowl, combine shrimp with salt, pepper, and drizzle 1-2 tablespoons of sauce over the shrimp.

  3. Heat 1-2 tablespoons of oil in a large pan on medium - medium-high heat. Add shrimp and sear for 1 minute, turning halfway, until almost pink and cooked through.

    Add in the bell peppers and cook for another minute, until slightly softened. Pour in the sauce and turn the heat to high.

    Season to taste with salt, black pepper and/or red chili flakes.

    Top view of cooked shrimp in a stainless steel pan on a grey background
  4. *If cooking the zucchini noodles, add into the pan and use tongs to toss and coat with sauce. Cook for 1-2 minutes until zucchini is just tender but still firm. Be careful not to overcook.
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  5. Remove from heat and drizzle extra sauce in the pan over shrimp and serve immediately, garnished with green onions and sesame seeds if desired.
    Top view of teriyaki shrimp with zucchini noodles in a stainless steel pan on a grey background with chopsticks
  6. For meal prep: Divide evenly into lunch containers. Store in fridge for up to 3 days.
    Top view of healthy shrimp teriyaki with zucchini noodles in four black meal prep containers on a grey background

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Recipe Notes

*do not overcook for longer than 2 minutes or else noodles will get too soft and mushy. You can also serve the chicken over raw zucchini noodles if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Teriyaki Shrimp
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 191 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 7g14%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.