clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
Light Citrus Buttered Prawns with Zoodles - a light and refreshing summer dinner! #whole30 #paleo #shrimp

Light Citrus Buttered Prawns with Zoodles

  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American


Light Citrus Buttered Prawns with Zoodles – A quick, easy and light meal that is perfect for summer!


  • 810 prawns
  • 4 Tablespoons ghee, divided
  • Salt
  • 2 small zucchini, spiralized
  • 1 mango, diced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 cup tightly packed cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges


  1. In large cast iron skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of ghee on medium-high heat.
  2. Place prawns in pan and sprinkle the tops with salt.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and let cook for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Flip prawns and sprinkle other side with salt.
  5. Add additional Tablespoon of ghee if needed to ensure pan doesn’t dry out.
  6. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until fully cooked.
  7. Remove prawns from pan and set aside.
  8. In same pan, add an additional tablespoon of ghee and then the zoodles.
  9. Turn heat up to medium-high and, using a pair of thongs, move the noodles around to ensure all are fully warmed through and coated with ghee.
  10. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  11. Separate zoodles into two bowls.
  12. Place prawns on top.
  13. Add avocado, mango and cilantro – as desired.
  14. Squeeze lime wedge on top of bowl and then enjoy!