Baked Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta

Prep Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins

Feta, oregano, and fresh mint make this succulent shrimp dish feel decidedly Mediterranean.


  • 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 ½ pounds peeled and deveined large frozen shrimp, thawed, tails removed

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh fresh mint, plus more for garnish

  • 4 ounces feta cheese

  • Orzo and Green Beans, for serving


  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.

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