Spaghetti Squash & Shrimp Stir Fry - AIP


Prep Time

10 minutes

Prep Notes

This is a 2 step cooking process, because the squash needs to be cooked before you can start the stir fry.

Cooking Time

45 minutes

Yields

2 servings

Ingredients

1/2 spaghetti squash
12 oz pkg frozen shrimp
1/4 cup diced green onion
1 spiralized carrot
2 stalks of celery, chopped
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
1 tbsp grated ginger
1 - 2 cloves diced garlic


Directions

First, slice the spaghetti squash pole to pole (as opposed to around the equator), scoop out the seeds and stringy stuff.  Put cut side down on a baking sheet with some water and bake at 300F for about 30 minutes, or until a fork easily pierces through the rind.

Allow the squash to cool a bit so it can be easily handled, then drag a fork through the flesh of one half to make the "noodles".  Set aside.  (use the other half for "hash browns" for breakfast!)

In a frying pan, melt some coconut oil, or use EVOO, and sautee the celery, garlic and green onion.  Add the carrot.  Once the carrot is softened a bit, add the spaghetti squash, mushroom, shrimp, and grated ginger.  Stir it around until all the flavours "marry", serve and enjoy!

 

Notes

This one was a "what's to eat" evening on my own.  I'd had the spaghetti squash in the refrigerator for a while and hadn't thought of anything to do with it since starting the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol, I couldn't do the usual spaghetti in tomato sauce.  So it turned into stir fry!  It was very tasty.

Just a note on the ginger.  I keep my ginger root in the freezer, well wrapped to save it from freezer burn, and when I need it I just grate it with a hand held cheese grater over whatever it is I'm cooking.  I just love ginger!  The more the better for me!  I'm really just guessing at how much ginger I put in this one, I just keep grating until I think it's enough.  Your mileage may vary.  :)

Credit

my own cravings