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Mediterranean Style Shrimp Recipe

This Mediterranean style shrimp recipe is bursting with vibrant flavors. Large shrimp marinated with spices, garlic and olive oil, then cooked in a delicious tomato and pepper sauce results in one of the tastiest 20-minute dinners you'll ever find!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 156kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • ½ teaspoon Kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon allspice
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 lemon juice of
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 white onion sliced
  • 8 mini peppers sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ teaspoon coriander
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 large tomatoes cut into chunks
  • cup water

Instructions

  • Place the shrimp in a bowl. Add in the salt, pepper, allspice, oregano, lemon juice and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Mix and let it sit as you prepare the rest of the ingredients.
  • Heat the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a cast iron skillet over medium heat. Sauté the onion in the olive oil until it's lightly golden, 5 to 8 minutes.
  • Add in the sliced pepper and garlic. Add the cumin, coriander and nutmeg. Sauté to soften the peppers, this would take about 5 minutes.
  • Add in the shrimp and the tomatoes followed by the water (you might need less than ⅓ cup water if your tomatoes are juicy). Lower the heat to medium low. Cook until the shrimp is pink and the tomatoes are soft.
  • Serve warm with your favorite side dish.

Notes

Nutrition

Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 302mg | Potassium: 443mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 2533IU | Vitamin C: 102mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg