Skinny Bang Bang Zucchini Noodles Meal Prep

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These skinny bang bang zucchini noodles are an easy way to start your week. You can make multiple servings ahead of time, enough for a few meals during the week.

We recently started to meal prep on weekends and so far I’m enjoying it. We only do it for lunch, but it helps us to eat healthier during the week and I have less stress of having to cook every meal.
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Normally, we keep things pretty simple for lunch anyway, but this is a lunch I look forward to given my love for bang bang sauce.

The skinny part of this meal comes from two things. First, the pasta has been replaced zoodles. For me, this helps avoid major food coma sleepiness after lunch. Second, the sauce has also been lightened up, replacing half of the light mayonnaise with fat free Greek yogurt and reducing the amount of Thai sweet chili sauce.
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For the photos, I already mixed the sauce in, but I recommend you actually store the sauce in little containers and add it to the zucchini after you’ve heated it up. Otherwise, the sauce will get watery because of the zucchini. You can mix this with any protein of your choice. I chose shrimp since I still had leftover shrimp to cook from my bang bang shrimp pasta.

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Skinny Bang Bang Zucchini Noodles Meal Prep

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Main Dishes
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4
A lightened up version of bang bang noodles that can be made ahead of time for meal prep.

Ingredients:

  • 4 medium zucchini spiralized
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

sauce

  • 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp fat free plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp light mayonnaise
  • 1/4  cup + 2 tbsp Thai sweet chili sauce
  • 1 1/2 tbsp honey
  • 1 1/2 tsp sriracha sauce
  • tsp lime juice

Directions:

  1. If you are using any proteins, cook them first on the stove and set aside. To cook the zucchini, add olive oil to a large skillet and bring to medium high heat. Once oil is hot, add in zucchini noodles. Cook until water releases and zucchini are just cooked (tender but still crisp). Turn off heat. Drain zucchini noodles. Allow noodles to rest for about 10 minutes and drain off any other water release.
  2. In a large bowl, add all sauce ingredients. Mix with a whisk until smooth. Taste and adjust as needed. Pour sauce into 4 small containers. Mix zucchini noodles with your proteins and add to meal prep containers once everything has cooled. Store in fridge and eat within 3 days.
  3. To prepare day of, heat up noodles. Drain any water that may be released from the noodles. Toss in sauce (sauce can be used hot or cold; I prefer to keep it cold and mix it with the hot noodles).

Notes:

Nutrition Facts
Skinny Bang Bang Zucchini Noodles Meal Prep
Amount Per Serving (0.25 of recipe)
Calories 185 Calories from Fat 68
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.6g 12%
Saturated Fat 1.2g 6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.3g
Cholesterol 3.7mg 1%
Sodium 386.8mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 15.5g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 21.8g
Protein 5.2g 10%
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 62%
Calcium 6%
Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
The nutrition information provided are only estimates based on an online nutritional calculator. I am not a certified nutritionist. Please consult a professional nutritionist or doctor for accurate information and any dietary restrictions and concerns you may have. All images and content are © Kirbie's Cravings.

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Skinny Bang Bang Zucchini Noodles Meal Prep
Skinny Bang Bang Zucchini Noodles Meal Prep. An easy, lightened up version of bang bang pasta that can be made ahead of time for multiple meals during the week.

20 comments on “Skinny Bang Bang Zucchini Noodles Meal Prep”

  1. Hi! I tried your recipe a few weeks back. I’m in college and I don’t have tons of time, so I think this is such an easy, quick, and good meal prep recipe to make! I have a food blog too that I just started and I wrote about my experience making your recipe. I hope you’ll check it out:) http://cravingeverything.com/2017/10/03/surprisingly-good-skinny-bang-bang-zucchini-noodles/

  2. Great work!!! It looks delicious I’ll try to make it.

  3. Pretty good recipe. Makes way too much sauce IMO. 

  4. Excellent,! The sauce provides great flavor with just the right amount of kick.
    I didn’t have Greek yogurt, substituted with reduced fat sour cream.

  5. Hello, I’m concerned about the high sodium and fat. I will play around with the ingredients. Can’t wait to make this!!

    Karem

  6. What would one use instead of yogurt? Whole 30 friendly. Thanks

  7. I can’t use honey. Any chance I could use stevia?

  8. I may have missed it in the main article, but how much shrimp did you use? I see there are about 7-8 in each bowl, but what is that, about 1lb? 2? Thanks! 

  9. The nutritional label at the bottom of the page, does that include the shrimp or is it just the zucchini and sauce?

  10. Hi there. I believe you posted the thai chili sauce recipe. But I’m blanking can you please point me in the right direction?

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