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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 241.6
  • Total Fat: 7.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 301.5 mg
  • Sodium: 699.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.4 g
  • Protein: 34.8 g

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Greek-Spiced Baked Shrimp

Submitted by: SPARKLES_MCGHEE
Greek-Spiced Baked Shrimp

Introduction

If you like shrimp, you'll love this recipe! If you like shrimp, you'll love this recipe!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    * 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
    * 1 (28-ounce) can whole tomatoes in juice, drained, reserving juice, and chopped
    * Pinch of sugar
    * 1 1/4 pound large peeled and deveined shrimp
    * 1/4 pound feta, crumbled (2/3 cup)
    * 2 tablespoons chopped dill

Directions

Preheat oven to 375F with rack in middle.

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.

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.





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  • Incredible!
    10 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I only used half the oil and didn't use the salt at all, but I doubled the chilis!! Awesome! This will be on my regular rotation, for sure! - 4/13/09

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Yes, I found this recipe on Epicurious.com also. It is very saucy so make sure you have plenty of bread to sop up the juices. Actually, I served it with Ronald Regan's Rancho Rice & a small green salad! You know a good recipe when you see one! - 12/31/08

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  • 7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Looks good, but the olive oil isn't calculated into the total. I started to do a recipe makeover and reduce the olive oil, but found there isn't any olive oil at all in the list of ingredients. If you make this as written, it's 331 calories, not 241. - 7/9/12

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  • Good
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Decent but reminded me of a Shrimp Diablo than something Greek. Red Pepper was the dominant flavor, I thought it was way too much sauce and I thought the oven was an unnecessary second step. Shrimp cooks so fast, why not toss it into the simmering sauce and cut your time in half? - 3/6/11

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Made this last night for dinner, my 17 yr old son RAVED about it, we were a little cautious of the cinnamon with shrimp but this dish was absolutely divine, its going to be a new regular at our dinner table for certain. We served it with a greek salad, some hummus and cilantro rice. Yummy!! - 3/25/10

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This is delicious--just the right blend of spices. It is very soupy, though, so next time I think I'll be serving it over orzo or rice. I do agree with the other comments that only one tablespoon of oil is needed. - 9/27/11

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This was outstanding! The dill made for a unique and delicious flavor that I am still gushing about. I think I have said gosh that was good about a half dozen times - 4/25/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This was really good! The only change I made was to cook the shrimp in the saucepan on the stove instead of in the oven . . . In Texas, you avoid the oven in the summer whenever possible! - 6/17/12

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    We like shrimp, feta cheese and a little heat, so this recipe worked out great. Served it over brown rice. - 5/25/12

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This was great!!! Everyone loved it. I only used 1 tbsp of EVOO instead of 3, I didn't feel it needed more than that. I will be making this often, thanks for posting it. - 4/21/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I LOVED this recipe! My boyfriend who doesn't eat anything but burgers raved about it. I will make this one again for sure! - 5/2/09

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  • 2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    OK, since I live alone, I would make the sauce & freeze in serving size, then when ready to eat, take 1 serving of sauce, 1/4 the amt of shrimp & feta & bake. I would leave out the salt (all seafood is salty) and use coconut oil not olive oil. I might add a teaspoon of olive oil before serving. - 4/21/12

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was so good with rice and green beans! What a nice way to cook the shrimp! This is a keeper, thanx! - 6/21/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    My family loved this recipe! I will make this one again! - 3/25/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    One of my favorite foods... shrimp. I love fish and seafood so this is right up there with the great recipes I've tried! Thanks! - 12/6/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Loved it!
    Cut the recipe in half and did it all on the stove top. Excellent twist on shrimp. - 12/4/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I absolutely love this. I made it with only 1T oil and reduced fat feta. I could only find cooked frozen shrimp so I skipped the baking step and just did all on the stovetop. The flavors were really excellent. I served it with couscous and roasted broccoli. - 4/26/12

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Nice recipe. My husband and I really enjoyed it. I completely omitted the olive oil and used a no salt added 16 oz can of diced tomatoes which worked out really well. Served it on top of brown rice. I will definitely make thia again. - 3/12/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was SO good! I used fresh tomtos in it and a sundryed tomato and basil feta and it was FANTASTIC! - 4/3/11

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  • 1 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Sounds Great. Will return after I try it - 12/6/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Excellent a perfect dish for an elegant dinner. Worthy of serving to the boss! Doesn't need all the oil and I used Splenda instead of sugar. Found low sodium tomatoes and used those as well. Yummy! - 5/1/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    very good and spiceies - 3/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is definately a winner! A new favorite! - 2/9/09

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  • I left out, the salt, and the chili flakes. I want to try again with the salt and maybe half the chili. It was good, but not great. - 8/28/13

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  • Fabulous! Loved the flavor, and it was easy to prepare. I cooked it all in a non-stick skillet rather than using the oven (added the feta at the same time as the shrimp), and served it over brown rice. As others suggested, used only 1T of olive oil; did a Recipe Makeover to correct nutrition info. - 12/10/12

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