Baked Mediterranean Shrimp

  • Yield: servings


1pound large shrimp (16 to 20 count per pound), peeled and deveined
2tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2tablespoons white wine
4large garlic cloves, peeled and minced (about 1 tablespoon)
2tablespoons capers
1/2cup pitted and sliced Kalamata olives
2medium tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1/2-inch dice
1/4cup chopped fresh basil
2tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
1/4teaspoon dried red pepper flakes, or to taste
Grated zest of 1 lemon


  1. Position a rack in the middle of the oven and preheat the oven to 375 F.
  2. Place all the ingredients in a large bowl and stir gently to combine.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a 9 x 12-inch baking dish. Bake until the shrimp is just cooked through, 15 to 25 minutes depending on the size of the shrimp.
  4. Remove the baking dish from the oven, and divide the shrimp and sauce among shallow bowls. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Excerpted from The Earthbound Cook, Copyright 2010 by Myra Goodman. Used by permission of Workman Publishing Co., Inc. New York. All Rights Reserved