Recipe: Yummy Saganaki prawns

Saganaki prawns. Prawn Saganaki is Greece's famous seafood dish featuring prawns drenched in a fresh juicy tomato sauce and melted Feta cheese. It's ideal as a starter or you can serve it as a main with some rice, pasta or just a big chunk of crunchy Greek bread that is ideally dipped into that rich saltsa! Greek shrimp saganaki recipe (Garides saganaki) – Tips.

We would like to show you a description here but the site won't allow us. Prawn Saganaki is a rustic Greek dish made with tomatoes, prawns and feta cheese – it's guaranteed to transport you straight to a sunny Greek island. Let's ignore the semantics for today and focus on this prawn saganaki I whipped up the other day. You can have Saganaki prawns using 12 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Saganaki prawns

  1. Prepare 500 gr of prawns clean without shell.
  2. You need 1 of onion.
  3. You need 1 tin of tomato concasse.
  4. Prepare 2 of green peppers.
  5. Prepare of Sweet paprika.
  6. You need 1 teaspoon of curry powder.
  7. You need 1 teaspoon of cinnamon.
  8. It’s 1/2 of crushed garlic clove.
  9. Prepare 5 Tablespoons of red wine.
  10. Prepare to taste of Salt and pepper.
  11. It’s of Olive oil.
  12. Prepare of Feta cheese.

This dish is definitely one for the seafood lovers. Ideally, you would be enjoying this on a tranquil Greek isle along with a crisp Greek white and the sound of the bouzouki humming along in the background. Transport yourself to Greece with every mouthful of this prawn saganaki recipe. Prawns are cooked in a rich, chilli-laced tomato sauce, topped with creamy feta and olive oil and left to bake in the oven.

Saganaki prawns step by step

  1. Put as much as 1/2 cup oil in a pot. Slice onion into thin slices, add onions and green pepper to oil and let them get light brown..
  2. Add prawns, salt, pepper and rest of ingredients (except feta) plus 1 glass warm water. Cover with lid and allow it to cook slowly till all liquid gone, but allow a small amount of sauce..
  3. Transfer to a pyrex dish, sprinkle feta cheese crumbled into tiny pieces with hands and put in a hot oven on grill setting until the cheese becomes golden..
  4. Serve with white steamed rice or just with crisp green salad and cold wine!!.

Prawn saganaki is classic Greek meze at its best, as it uses our national cheese – feta – with our national drink, ouzo, in combination with tomato, in order to praise the noble prawn! Saganaki is named after the frying pan in which it is traditionally prepared, a diminutive of sagani which is a frying pan with two handles. Heat oil in a medium heavy skillet over medium-low heat. Add tomatoes and cook, stirring occasionally, until reduced by. Serve prawns with combined parsley and rind, lemon and crusty.