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Herbed Shrimp Bake

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About the Recipe


  • 1 lemon- grated lemon zest, plus fresh juice

  • Kosher salt

  • Pinch of saffron

  • 1 clove garlic, thinly sliced (1 teaspoon)

  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano leaves

  • 1 tablespoon dried parsely

  • ½ cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 4 ounces feta, drained and sliced (optional)

  • Crusty bread, for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 250°F.

  2. Blend together lemon zest, 3/4 teaspoon salt, saffron, herbs and lemon juice and let stand 5 minutes. Add garlic; mash to a paste, and add in 2 tablespoons olive oil.

  3. In a bowl, toss shrimp with herb mixture; let stand 15 minutes. Arrange shrimp and feta (optional) in a shallow ovenproof dish just large enough to hold them snugly. Pour remaining 1/2 cup oil over top.

  4. Bake, spooning oil over shrimp occasionally, about 25 to 30 minutes. Serve with bread.

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