Easy sheet pan baked shrimp and veggies, prepared Mediterranean style! 25 minutes start-to-finish!

Baked shrimp on a sheet pan served Mediterranean style

This is probably not a very cool thing to admit, especially for a food blogger, but here it goes…I don’t like to sweat very much in the kitchen.

I’m all for fantastically easy recipes. And, you probably know this by now, I’m very much a one-pot, one-skillet, or one-pan kinda gal.

Baked shrimp with Mediterranean flavors and healthy veggies served on a dish

Enter my newest attempt to avoid working too hard in the kitchen: Mediterranean sheet pan baked shrimp and veggies.

Take your trusted sheet pan, and throw in some veggies (in my case, a bundle of asparagus that was begging to be used, along with some cherry tomatoes and onions), plus a pound of shrimp. Dress them with an awesome sauce. And bake!

Baked shrimp on a sheet pan served Mediterranean style

 

Now, the kicker is in the secret sauce. A combination of my favorite Greek extra virgin olive oil, with white wine vinegar, and a couple of spices. Ah, but, since I’ve been on a fresh ginger kick at home lately, I decided a spoonful of freshly grated ginger will do the sauce some good. And it sure did!

What else to serve with the baked shrimp & veggies?

This baked shrimp dinner comes together in minutes. If you like, add your favorite cooked grains on the side. I often do this Lebanese rice. Need more sauce on top? Drizzle a little tahini.

Baked shrimp with Mediterranean flavors and healthy veggies served on a dish

 

Watch How to Make this Baked Shrimp Recipe

 

And if you liked this recipe, give this sauteed shrimp and zucchini recipe a try too!

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Baked shrimp on a sheet pan served Mediterranean style

Mediterranean Sheet Pan Baked Shrimp and Veggies


Description

Easy sheet pan baked shrimp and veggies, prepared Mediterranean style! The olive oil and citrus sauce with fresh ginger and spices makes all the difference. Comes together in 25 minutes!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 lb asparagus, tough parts removed, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1 red onion, halved and thickly sliced
  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Private Reserve Greek extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ lemon, juice of
  • Fresh chopped parsley for garnish

For Sauce

  • ⅓ cup Private Reserve Greek extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp fresh grated ginger
  • 1 tsp ground sumac
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Make the sauce. In a small bowl, add all the sauce ingredients. Whisk to combine.
  3. Place the vegetables on the largest sheet pan you have (like this one). Pour ¼ cup of the sauce on top, and work with your hands to make sure all the veggies are well coated. Spread the veggies out in one layer. Bake in heated oven for 10-12 minutes or so.
  4. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, add the shrimp. Pour the remaining sauce on top, and again toss to make sure all the shrimp is well-coated.
  5. Remove vegetables from the oven. Push vegetables to one half of the pan, and add the shrimp on the other half of the sheet pan. Shrimp should be in one layer, do not crowd.
  6. Place pan back in oven. Bake for 5 minutes or so until shrimp is done, do not over-bake.
  7. Remove from oven. Finish with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and parsley. Serve with a side of your favorite grain or this simple Lebanese rice.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Entree
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Keywords: Baked shrimp recipe

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Mediterranean Grain Bowls with Lentils and Chickpeas

 

Mediterranean Sheet Pan Shrimp and Veggies | The Mediterranean Dish. Easy, quick baked shrimp with veggies, all dressed in a Mediterranean citrus-ginger sauce. Ready in 25 minutes! From TheMediterraneanDish.com #shrimp #mediterranean #mediterraneandiet #easyrecipe #onepanmeal #sheetpandinner #seafood #healthyrecipes #whole30 #glutenfree

Mediterranean Sheet Pan Shrimp and Veggies | The Mediterranean Dish. Easy, quick baked shrimp with veggies, all dressed in a Mediterranean citrus-ginger sauce. Ready in 25 minutes! From TheMediterraneanDish.com #shrimp #mediterranean #mediterraneandiet #easyrecipe #onepanmeal #sheetpandinner #seafood #healthyrecipes #whole30 #glutenfree

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I'm Suzy; born and bred right on the shores of the Mediterranean. I'm all about easy, healthy recipes with big Mediterranean flavors. Three values guide my cooking: eat with the seasons; use whole foods; and above all, share! So happy you're here...
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  1. Dear Suzy,
    This is a terrific recipe - delicious, colorful and not difficult to make. The marinade is just delicious.
    It is wonderful how sweet the onions get when they are roasted in the oven. I used less shrimp because we are not big meat eaters. It would even be good with only the marinated vegetables. Also I used half of a giant white onion, the other half purple onion.
    This recipe gets a gold star in my book!
    George - Fort Wayne, IN

  2. Such a wonderful dish, my husband loves it and so do I. This is the second time I have made this and it won’t be the last!

  3. Very good. We were able to find sumac at bulk barn. Very tasty! Not a fan of asparagus or it’s after affects! Filled the veggie requirement with some broccoli’s, mushrooms and bell peppers. Served over brown rice and with salad. Definitely will make this again! We just started following the Mediterranean ‘diet’ on your site and have greatly enjoyed every recipe. Thank you!