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Stir Fried Zucchini Noodles

By Lisa Cain
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Stir Fried Zucchini Noodles are a healthy and easy side dish and make a great lower carb substitute for rice with your favorite Asian dishes.

I have been obsessed with vegetable noodles lately. Seems like I’ve been zoodling everything I can get my hands on since I purchased my zoodle maker. I’ve loved zucchini noodles, butternut squash noodles, and even sweet potato noodles. I’ve even tried cucumber noodles in a few Asian dishes with great success.

Making veggie noodles is the perfect job for my 12-year-old. She loves turning the crank and making the noodles. And is it just me, or do kids seem more excited to eat meals that they actually help prepare? Try it out.

If you don’t have a spiralizer (affectionately referred to as a “zoodle maker” at our house), they actually sell lots of varieties of vegetable noodles at the supermarket. All spiralized and ready to use!

It seems to me that spiralizing vegetables is a great way to change your vegetable routine without a lot of work. Something about the process of spiralizing kind of changes the texture and makes them feel new and exciting. Plus they cook in seconds and are easy to add flavor to with just a few simple ingredients.

These Stir Fry Zucchini Noodles are a perfect canvas to start experimenting with zucchini noodles. From the base recipe you could add in your favorite protein to make a more substantial dish. Chicken, pork, beef, tofu or even shrimp would be great additions to this veggie-laden dish.

Oh and word to the fun as it is to spiralize things, I’d recommend that you stick to chopping onions. I tried to spiralize some and wound up with a mess on my hands and tears in my eyes. Lesson learned.

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  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 U onions, sliced thinly
  • 4 U small zucchini, spiralized
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce (GF if needed)
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium teriyaki sauce (GF if needed)
  • 2 tablespoon sesame seeds

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 
3/4 cup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 67
Calories from Fat 41
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 213mg
Total Carbohydrate 12g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 8g
Protein 4g


Meet Lisa Cain

Hi, I'm Lisa, aka Snack Girl and my website is devoted to making eating well fun. I create recipes, review food, and talk a lot about how to best journey down the healthy road. Learn More
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