Shrimp Saganaki with Tomato and Feta Recipe

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Submitted by oodalali

Makes 6 servings



From "The New Greek Cuisine" by Jim BOtsacos with Judith Choate

Recipe Ingredients for Shrimp Saganaki with Tomato and Feta

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 T extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
1/2 cup diced onion
1 salt
1 pepper, fresh ground
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp dried oregano, greek, plus more for sprinkling
1 cup chopped tomatoes (peeled and seeded, see note below)
1/4 cup dry white wine
28 ounce (1 can) diced tomatoes with juice
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 1/2 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails left on
3/4 cup feta cheese, diced

Recipe Directions for Shrimp Saganaki with Tomato and Feta

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

  2. Heat .25 cup oil in a large saute pan over medium heat. Add the onion along with a pinch of salt. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 8 min, or until soft and translucent. Add the garlic and saute for another minute. Stir in the oregano along with a pinch of salt. Add the diced tomatoes and the wine and bring to a simmer. Simmer for 3 min.

  3. Stir in the canned tomatoes with thier juice, raise heat to medium-high, and again bring to a simmer. Simmer for about 6 min, or until the sauce has thickened slightly. Fold int eh parsley and season with salt and pepper to taste, noting that the feta will add some saltiness.

  4. Spoon just enough tomato sauce in to the bottome of a saganaki pan, or a 9 x 14 inch glass baking pan, to cover. Working from teh outside in, make 3 concentric circles of shrimp. (If using a baking pan begin placing the shrimp, three at a time, tail-to-head, in neat rows across the dish, with the tails all facing fthe same direction and just barely touching. Add the remaining shrimp in overlaying rows of 3, shingle fashion, until the dish is filled. You should have 3 rows of 13 to 15 shrimp each.) Season the shrimp with salt and pepper to taste tand then spoont eh remaining tomato sauce over the top. Sprinkl eht feta cheese over the top, drizzle with olive oil, and sprinkle with oregano.

  5. Bake in the middle of the preheated oven for 20 min. or unil very hot an bubbling with golden brown cheese.

  6. *Note: To peel tomatoes, bring a pot of water to a boil. Core and lightly score the tomato skin in quarters. Place the scored tomato in the boiling water for 30 seconds. Immediately remove and plac ehte tomato in ice water to chill. Remove from the ice water and, using a paring knife, carefully pull off the skin. Once peeled, the tomato can be used ina ny recipe calling for cored, peeled tomatoes.

Categories

Seafood, Main Dish, Greek

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 326.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
321
Calories from Fat
173
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.2g
30%
Saturated Fat
4.7g
24%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
239mg
80%
Sodium
502mg
21%
Potassium
432mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
8.9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
5.4g
Protein
28.6g
Vitamin A 32% Vitamin C 41%
Calcium 15% Iron 26%
* 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
C-
  Good points
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
  • Contains alcohol
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