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Baked Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta

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  • Servings: 4
Baked Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta

Source: Everyday Food, May 2006

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 thinly sliced scallions
  • 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 pints cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds peeled and deveined large frozen shrimp, thawed, tails removed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh fresh mint, plus more for garnish
  • 4 ounces feta cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees with rack set in upper third. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium. Add scallions, garlic, and oregano; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute.

  2. Add tomatoes. Cook over medium, stirring occasionally, until no liquid remains in skillet, 10 to 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. Add shrimp and mint to skillet. Stir to combine; transfer to an 8-inch square (or other shallow 2-quart) baking dish. Crumble feta over top.

  4. Bake until liquid is bubbling, cheese is beginning to brown, and shrimp in center of dish are opaque, 15 to 20 minutes. Serve with Orzo and Green Beans, sprinkled with additional chopped mint.

Reviews (12)

  • claudiacat 23 May, 2012

    I can't understand why this doesn't have higher ratings. I've been making this for a few years now as one of our go-to's, always a hit for a quick family meal or even for company for surprise guests. It's colorful, easy to make and delicious. And I do as another reviewer suggested - why dirty another dish? put the skillet in the oven. :)

  • MustangSally00 29 Jul, 2010

    My husband and I loved this recipe. Super tasty. I added some fresh spinach along with the mint for a little health boost. I will absolutely make this again.

  • calumsmom 6 Jul, 2010

    "Transfer to an 8-inch square (or other shallow 2-quart) baking dish. " Why can't you just put your skillet into the oven?

  • mongtz 4 Mar, 2009

    why cann n n n t I see this recipe??

  • Sraposo 19 Jan, 2009

    My husband made this for dinner (with the fresh mint) and it was delicious! My 2 year old even liked it. I will definitely make it again.

  • PDLGardner 12 Jan, 2009

    I loved the tomatoes in this dish. I'm not a huge shrimp fan so I made this with some petrale and it was very good. I also substituted basil for the mint (didn't have mint on hand) but am going to try it again with the mint (I love mint in savory food, not so much in sweet foods). The tomatoes were sooooo good. I would make them alone and use on top of grilled chicken or other fish. I liked the orzo as well but would add a little garlic next time.

  • Lylie 10 Sep, 2008

    Yummy! My kids and my husband loved it!

  • mchema 27 Aug, 2008

    I didn't use mint either. I know my husband wouldn't like it. I used fresh basil. This meal was easy and very good. Alone the orzo was a little bland but mixed with the shrimp sauce, it was very good...

  • scmacri 13 Aug, 2008

    I went ahead and used the mint, but it was dried. It didn't taste bad, and I'm sure mint lovers will love it, but I think for not being too fond of mint flavored dinner foods (love it sweetened in desserts), I would go with the suggested basil.

  • ajaxs 4 Aug, 2008

    Use basil instead of mint

  • RunTMC 30 Jul, 2008

    I also used basil instead of mint and it was delicious. I mixed the orzo with sauted, shredded zucchini and it made a great side.

  • dovecanyon 29 Jul, 2008

    This dish was very good. I used fresh basil instead of mint. Excellent!

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