Greek-Spiced Baked Shrimp Recipe

Looking for an easy Greek-Spiced Baked Shrimp recipe? Learn how to make Greek-Spiced Baked Shrimp using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by AABinSC

Makes 4 servings



yield: Makes 4 servings active time: 15 min total time: 1 hr These saucy shrimp spiked with cinnamon, allspice, and feta quickly disappeared in our test kitchen. Have plenty of bread on hand for sopping up the juices.

Recipe Ingredients for Greek-Spiced Baked Shrimp

1 medium onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
3 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon hot red-pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
3 1/2 cups (one 28-ounce can) whole tomatoes in juice, drained, reserving juice, and chopped
1 pinch of sugar
1 1/4 pound shrimp (large, peeled and deveined)
1/4 pound feta, crumbled (2/3 cup)
2 tablespoons chopped dill

Recipe Directions for Greek-Spiced Baked Shrimp

  1. Preheat oven to 375F with rack in middle.

  2. Cook onion and garlic in oil with 1/4 teaspoon salt in a 4-quart heavy saucepan over medium heat until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in spices and cook, stirring, 30 seconds. Add chopped tomatoes with juice and sugar and simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat.

  3. Season shrimp with 1/8 teaspoon salt, then stir into tomato sauce. Transfer to a 2-quart shallow baking dish and top with feta. Bake until just cooked through, 18 to 20 minutes. Serve sprinkled with dill.

Categories

Seafood, Main Dish, Mediterranean, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 322.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
306
Calories from Fat
105
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.7g
18%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
276mg
92%
Sodium
778mg
32%
Potassium
358mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
9.8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
4.9g
Protein
37.3g
Vitamin A 35% Vitamin C 24%
Calcium 21% Iron 36%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in iron
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B12
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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