Garides Tourkolimano (Greek Shrimp)

Garides Tourkolimano (Greek Shrimp)

21 review, 4.6 star(s). 82% would make again

Ready in 15 minutes

Garides tourkolimano are prawns cooked in a tomato, garlic, herb and wine sauce that is finished off with feta cheese. I could not let any of that sauce go to waste so I served the garides tourkolimano with some crusty bread to soak up all of the extra. Of course, I enjoyed the garides tourkolimano with a glass of the Greek white wine that I used in the sauce.


1 tablespoon oil
1 pound shrimp; peeled and deveined
4 cloves garlic; chopped
1 large tomato; diced
4 green onions; sliced
1/2 cup Dry white wine
1 splash hot sauce
1 teaspoon oregano
1/4 cup fresh mint; chopped
1/4 cup fresh basil; chopped
salt and pepper; to taste
1 cup feta; coarsely crumbled
1 handful parsley; chopped

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



1. Heat the oil in a pan.

2. Add the shrimp and saute them for a minute on each side and set aside.

3. Add the garlic and saute until fragrant, about 1 minute.

4. Add the tomato and green onion and saute until the tomato starts to break down, about 3-5 minutes.

5. Add the shrimp, wine, herbs and season with salt and pepper and simmer for 2 minutes.

6. Remove from heat and gently mix in the feta.

7. Cover and allow to rest for 3 minutes.

8. Garnish with parsley and serve with crusty bread.

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This dish came out quite bitter... Not sure why. Perhaps it was the arrangement of which things were cooked as well as over cooking the shrimp. Next time I intend to make the "sauce" first and then throw the shrimp in so they absorb the flavors and aren't cooked twice.
Jackiechan042003 1y ago

Delicious and simple to make. I added some asparagus and chopped some shallots because I didn't have green onions. And I have to admit I didn't measure the wine! I waited to add the feta until it was plated to avoid it melting too much. I will definitely make it again.
Headkiwi 2y ago

I threw in the feta just before serving, after plating the shrimp, instead of mixing it into the sauce directly. Also cut back on the mint, and would recommend adding more wine if you want sauce left over (I was fine without). Goes great with orzo or rice pilaf.
cristoslc 2y ago

Too many herbs but generally okay. It made me wish i had made shrimp scampi instead
marvin2992 3y ago

this is one of our favorites. my mother in law LOVES it and i am making it for her again tonight...
mrslianne 3y ago

Wonderful, quick recipe!
llong45 3y ago

even my 8 year old daughter loves this
mrslianne 3y ago

My husband asked for it again real soon. Very good.
Brush9 4y ago

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