Shrimp Saganaki Recipe

Looking for an easy Shrimp Saganaki recipe? Learn how to make Shrimp Saganaki using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jennaleigh11

Makes 6 servings



Eating Well recipe, Shrimp top a delicious saute of fennel, scallions and feta in this version of saganaki. A saganaki is a shallow, two-handled skillet that is one of the most traditional cooking vessels in Greece. Saganaki is also the fried cheese, made in the pan, that is one of Greece's most famous appetizers.

Recipe Ingredients for Shrimp Saganaki

2 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails left on (see Ingredient Note)
3 tablespoons lemon juice, divided
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 bulb fennel, cored and finely chopped
5 scallions, thinly sliced
2 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
3/4 cup dry white wine, preferably Greek
3/4 cup reduced fat feta cheese, preferably Greek
1 Freshly ground pepper, to taste

Recipe Directions for Shrimp Saganaki

  1. Toss shrimp with 1 tablespoon lemon juice in a medium bowl and sprinkle with salt.

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet (or ?saganaki? pan) over medium heat. Add fennel, scallions and chile pepper and cook, stirring, until soft and beginning to brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Pour in wine. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Place the shrimp on top of the fennel mixture, cover and cook until the shrimp are pink and just cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from the heat.

  3. Transfer the shrimp to a plate. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon lemon juice, feta and pepper to the pan and stir until the cheese begins to melt, about 1 minute. Serve the shrimp atop the fennel mixture.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 305.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
77
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.6g
13%
Saturated Fat
2.6g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
300mg
100%
Sodium
715mg
30%
Potassium
682mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
8.9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
3.4g
14%
Sugars
0.9g
Protein
36.4g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 34%
Calcium 16% Iron 31%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in iron
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
  • Contains alcohol
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