Skillet shrimps with mint, tomatoes and feta cheese

Skillet shrimps with mint, tomatoes and feta cheese

Serves : 4
Prep time : 20 min
Cook time : 8 min


  • 60 ml (1/4 cup)extra virgin olive oil
  • 12 shrimps (size 6/8), cleaned and deveined (keep the tail)
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper or Espelette pepper
  • 2 large ripe tomatoes, diced30 ml (2 tablespoons) mint, finely chopped
  • 30 ml (2 tablespoons) chive, finely chopped1 ounce of Ouzo
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice60 ml (1/4 cup) feta cheese, finely crumbled
  • Sea salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper


In a large skillet, combine
olive oil and shrimps. Cook on medium heat until the shrimps start to color. Add garlic and pepper, lightly season with salt and pepper and cook for 1 minute. Add tomatoes and herbs, cook for 1 to 2 minutes more and deglaze with Ouzo. Remove the shrimps from the skillet and keep warm. In the same skillet, add zest, lemon juice and feta cheese, simmer for 2 to 3 minutes or until you obtain a smooth, creamy texture. Place the shrimps back in the skillet, season to taste and serve at once.