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Shrimps à la spetsiota

Shrimps à la spetsiota

Published: July 15, 2015 at 7:44 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

This recipe for shrimps à la spetsiota comes from Estiatoria Milos, a Greek seafood restaurant with branches in Athens, New York, Miami and London. This is a classic, simple dish with the shrimp braised in tomato sauce, feta and oregano. It's super quick to make but is packed full of delicious flavours

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal308
fat16.9g
saturates6.1g
carbs6g
fibre1.8g
protein26.8g
salt1.8g
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Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 large ripe tomatoes, grated
  • 11/2 glasses good dry white wine
  • 2 tbsp  dried Greek oregano
  • white pepper
  • 700g  large peeled raw prawns
  • 200g feta, crumbled
  • finely chopped to make 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley
  • to serve crusty bread
  • to serve lemon wedges

Method

  • STEP 1

    Fry the onions in a pan with 5 tbsp olive oil over a low heat until soft but not browned.Add the tomato and cook over medium-high heat until the sauce has thickened a little, then add the wine and oregano, season with white pepper and salt and cook for 2-3 minutes.

  • STEP 2

    Add the prawns and cook until they’re pink and just done.Add most of the feta, stir it into the sauce, and cook for two minutes, or until the feta is just starting to melt.

  • STEP 3

    Sprinkle over the rest of the feta, along with the chopped parsley and serve with crusty bread and some lemon wedges.

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