Greek Shrimp Saganaki




Makes 5 portions.

60 mL (1/4 cup) Olive Oil

1 small Red Onion, finely chopped

1 Garlic Clove, minced

30 mL (2 Tbsp) White Wine

500 g Tomatoes, chopped

5 mL (1 tsp) Cumin, ground

2 mL (1/2 tsp) Paprika

10 mL (2 tsp) Oregano

2 mL (1/2 tsp) Chili Flakes

500 g Shrimp

150 g Feta Cheese, crumbled

¼ bunch Parsley, chopped

¼ bunch Cilantro, chopped


  1. Preheat large rondeau style pot, add olive oil, onion and garlic and sauté. Deglaze with white wine. Add chopped tomato, cumin, paprika, oregano and chili Cook until tomatoes have broken down into sauce consistency.
  2. Add shrimp and finely chopped bell pepper.
  3. Mix together and simmer until shrimp is cooked through. Taste and adjust seasonings.
  4. Garnish with feta cheese, chopped parsley and cilantro.
  5. Broil until cheese is heated.
  6. Serve warm with a lightly dressed salad and pita bread.