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It's time to get spiralizing...lets get cooking with this low carb 30 minute meal!  These Chayote Squash Noodles with Chorizo and Shrimp are spicy, fragrant, flavorful, and only 5 ingredients!  
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Chayote Squash Noodles with Chorizo and Shrimp

This is a low carb 30 minute meal full of flavor!  These Chayote Squash Noodles with Chorizo and Shrimp are spicy, fragrant, and only 5 ingredients!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: dinner, Main Course, Mexican
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: gluten free, recipe for chayote squash noodles
Servings: 4


  • 2 Chayote Squash Spiralized with thin spaghetti blade, noodles trimmed
  • 9 oz Pork Chorizo
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1 lb Raw jumbo Shrimp peeled and de-veined
  • 1/4 tsp Salt


  • Lay out the spiralized chayote noodles on a layer of paper towel and sprinkle with salt.  Let drain on the towels while you make the sauce.
  • Saute the chorizo in a skillet until it resembles cooked hamburger meat.  Remove from the pan with a slotted spoon and set aside.  
  • Add the shrimp to the pan and cook on each side until pink and no longer translucent, about 5 minutes.  Remove from the pan.  Add the Chicken broth and scrape the browned bits from the bottom of the pan.  
  • Add the chayote noodles to the pan and sauté for 5 minutes.  The noodles will remain crunchy.
  • To serve, place 1/4 of the chayote noodles on a plate and top with 1/4 of the chorizo and shrimp.


408 cal / 25.5g fat / 4.7g carbs / 1.1g fiber / 35.3g protein