Shrimp Saganaki

Shrimp Saganaki is a quick and easy Greek appetizer that is often served with crusty bread to scoop up the savory tomato sauce. For a gluten-free main course, serve on a bed of cooked zucchini noodles, rice, or quinoa instead.

Shrimp Saganaki

Course: Dinner
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 T. extra virgin olive oil

  • 2-3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 1 medium red onion, finely chopped

  • ¼ c. dry white wine

  • 1 15-oz. can crushed tomatoes

  • ½ c. Kalamata olives, chopped

  • 1 t. dried dill

  • 1 t. dried Greek oregano

  • ½ t. crushed red chili flakes

  • Salt and black pepper, to taste

  • 1 lb. large (16/20 ct.) shrimp, shelled and deveined

  • 3 T. fresh parsley leaves, chopped and divided

  • 4 oz. Feta cheese, crumbled

Directions

  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and red onion and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3-4 minutes, or until the onion softens and starts to turn golden brown.
  • Add white wine to deglaze the bottom of the skillet, scraping up any brown bits with a spatula.
  • Reduce heat to medium and add crushed tomatoes, olives, dill, oregano, and red chili flakes. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and stir to combine. 
  • Simmer for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add shrimp and 2 tablespoons of the parsley. Cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until shrimp just turns pink. Do not overcook the shrimp. 
  • Remove from heat and adjust seasonings, to taste. To serve, transfer to a serving dish and top with remaining fresh parsley and crumbled Feta cheese. Enjoy! 
Petra Monaco

Petra Monaco

Introverted Rebel, author, artist, teacher + coach, doer of things, and a mom to 3 boys – one with some extra needs that have forever changed my life. 

I love all things personal growth, music, art, food, words, and more importantly coffee.

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