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Shrimps in tomato sauce with ouzo and feta cheese

A very common way to cook shrimps is to make them ”saganaki”

Shrimp Sagnaki, flame-broiled shrimp in sauce of roasted tomato and feta.A combination of fresh tomato sauce flavored with ouzo and melted pieces of feta cheese.

For many this is a strange compination of ingredients but no matter how strange you thing it is, still it is worth to try it

Remember, this is a plate which needs a lot of bread .

First prepare the tomato sauce.

Use fresh tomatoes chopped in small pieces

In a sauce pan heat olive oil and sauté finally chopped red onion.After a while add garlic and continue cooking for one minute more.

Add the tomatoes, some fresh basil leaves and a pinch of oregano, salt and pepper and some sugar. Simmer until it thickens and keep aside

cooked-shrimpIn a frying pan heat some more olive oil and when hot add the shrimps,cleaned but with heads on.

Cook until they get red and add a shot of ouzo.FIRE

Ouzo is a very strong drink high in alcohol volume,so be careful. Now add the cooked tomato sauce and let simmer for 5-6 minutes.

Before serving add the feta cheese .feta-primary-image

 

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