Mediterranean Shrimp Skillet Recipe
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Mediterranean Shrimp Skillet Recipe

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Tender shrimp, fresh spinach and minced basil combine with tangy lemon and feta cheese to give this wonderful pasta toss a unique flavor. —Heidi Farnworth, Riverton, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 8 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 1-1/2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken broth, divided
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 4 cups chopped fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 429 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 216mg cholesterol, 879mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 39g protein.


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute shrimp in oil until shrimp turn pink. Add the garlic, salt and pepper; cook 1 minute longer. Remove and set aside.
  2. In the same skillet, heat 1 cup broth, lemon juice and dried basil. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and remaining broth until smooth; stir into the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in spinach and shrimp; cook until spinach is wilted.
  3. Drain pasta; serve with shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with cheese and fresh basil. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Mediterranean Shrimp Skillet in Taste of Home February/March 2011, p50

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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ncst8wolfe User ID: 8089037 129782
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2014

"Loved it!"

daisey5 User ID: 146806 178582
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2014

"I loved it. I used cooked shrimp and added it in last to warm up. I added extra Feta cheese as I love it. Very easy to make."

cbenne12 User ID: 7424916 177908
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2014

"Nice and easy to make. Does not re-heat well."

veggiemama User ID: 4640590 194704
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2012

"Very good! My whole family enjoyed it, even my 4 year old and my very picky 2 year old! My husband doesn't like feta cheese, but I used just a little on his portion and got no complaints! I'll be making this again and again!"

hoffmajl User ID: 6748247 129744
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2012

"Amazing flavor, light and great for warm summer evening. Followed recipe exactly."

cookingqueen493 User ID: 6557105 194084
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2012

"One of the best shrimp dishes I've had so far!"

[email protected] User ID: 4441258 194061
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2011

"I just love recipes like this, fresh and healthy ingredients. Hubby doesn't care for feta cheese, but easy enuf to leave it off of his. I liked everything about this one."

[email protected] User ID: 4441258 178578
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2011

"I just love recipes like this... fresh and healthy ingredients. Hubby doesn't like feta, so i left it off of his, but i like everything about this one."

Joy Lang User ID: 5929488 184260
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2011

"Loved it!"

PM51 User ID: 5904880 123569
Reviewed Apr. 11, 2011

"wonderful and easy! Even my picky family raved."

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