One of Greece’s most famous and popular seafood dishes is Saganaki Prawns and we aren’t in the least bit surprised.
Prawns cooked in a fresh tomato and Feta sauce is nothing less than mouthwatering.
And yes dipping your bread into this juicy and delicious saltsa is definitely a MUST!
Here is a homemade recipe that is simple to follow.
- 1 x kg fresh prawns, cleaned and deveined
- 3 x cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 1 x Spanish onion, chopped
- 1 x red sweet banana pepper, chopped
- 5 x large ripe tomatoes, pureed
- 1 x tablespoon tomato paste
- 1/2 x cup olive oil
- 150 x grams Feta, crumbled
- 1 x cup white wine
- sea salt & fresh cracked black pepper to taste
- parsley, for garnishing (optional)
- Heat olive oil in a large skillet (or fry pan) on high heat.
- When oil is hot, add onion, garlic and banana pepper and sauté for 3 minutes or till they soften.
- Add prawns and sauté lightly for 2 minutes.
- Add wine, tomatoes, tomato paste, salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
- Once boiling, turn heat down to low and allow to simmer for 10 minutes.
- Add 3/4 of Feta into pan and allow to simmer for another couple of minutes, or till cheese melts.
- Transfer to dish and crumble remaining Feta on top and garnish with parsley.
*Recipe and image from flavoursandflair.com (Copyright)