Shrimp for a Small Kitchen (Shrimp with Capers, Lemon and Feta)

Mark Boughton
  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins


2tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3cloves garlic, minced
1pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/3cup crumbled feta cheese
-- Juice of ½ lemon
1 to 2tablespoons capers
1/4teaspoon coarse salt
1/8teaspoon Freshly ground black pepper
2tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or basil, plus additional for garnish


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant but not browned, about 1 minute. Stir in shrimp, feta, lemon juice, capers, salt and pepper. 
  2. Continue stirring over heat until shrimp become just opaque and sauce begins to thicken, about 2 minutes. Add cilantro or basil and stir to combine.


Recipe adapted with permission from Melissa Clark's In the Kitchen with a Good Appetite (Hyperion, 2010).

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 360
  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Fat 21g
  • Saturated Fat 6g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 11g
  • Cholesterol 310mg
  • Sodium 1960mg
  • Potassium 310mg
  • Carbohydrate 6g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 35g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 10%
  • Vitamin C 10%
  • Calcium 25%
  • Iron 6%