Prawn Saganaki

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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.

Ingredients →

  • 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 (Copyright) 

GCT Team

This article was researched and written by a GCT team member.