Saganaki cheese shrimp

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Saganaki cheese shrimp

25 min

At first, clean shrimps but keep their heads and tails.

In a frying pan, heat olive oil. Add salt and pepper and sauté shrimps for 1 minute of each side.
Afterwards, add dry onion, fresh onion and fennel roots. Let them be sautéed for 3 -4 minutes.

Pour with ouzo. Remove shrimps from heat, and cover them away.
Add tomato and sugar. Let sauce be boiled for 6 – 7 minutes in a strong heat.

Put again shrimps in sauce and adjust salt and pepper. Let them boil for 1 – 2 minutes.
Withdraw from fire.

Dredge with parsley and serve shrimps with warm, crunchy bread.

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Recipe for 3 people


  • 12 shrimps
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 fresh chopped onions
  • 1 small dry onion chopped
  • 1/2 chopped fennel roots,
  • 1/4 cup of ouzo
  • 2 cups chopped cherry tomatoes
  • 1 pinch of sugar
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • Salt
  • Pepper